Sequester Watch, #9

June 17th, 2013 at 10:26 am

Our ninth version monitoring the impact of sequestration on both the micro (lots this week on health care and research; also seniors) and the macro (see IMF stuff).

One other point on this.  In discussions of sequestration, I not infrequently run into people who think it’s a one-year thing.  If we can just get through 2013, it will all be over.  No, it won’t.  The sequester is on the books until 2021.

There are a million more important reasons to kill it before then, but do you really want to see Sequester Watch #1864, etc…?!?

Federal funding cuts hurt hospitals, physicians
June 11, 2013
By Steve Twedt
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Sequester Cuts Lead to Unequal Care for Cancer Patients
June 11, 2013
By Rick Cohen
Nonprofit Quarterly

Pentagon Releases Report on Sequestration Cuts’ Effects
June 11, 2013
By Tony Capaccio
Bloomberg News

Berkeley Housing Authority cuts vouchers due to sequester
June 12, 2013
By Mary Zhou
The Daily Californian

Sequestration Set To Hit San Diego’s Low-Income Seniors
June 12, 2013
By Susan Murphy
KPBS News (CA)

Federal sequester hits Montclair Head Start center
June 13, 2013
By Andrew Segedin
The Montclair Times (NJ)

Sequester hurts gov’t workers
June 13, 2013
By Paul Sacker
Queens Times-Ledger (NY)

Hillary Clinton decries sequester for deep cuts to scientific research
June 13, 2013
By Philip Rucker
The Washington Post

IMF Says Sequester Hurting U.S. Economy, Delaying Recovery
June 14, 2013
By Shahien Nasiripour
The Huffington Post

Hillary Clinton blasts impact of sequester on research
June 14, 2013
By Lucy Madison
CBS News

Sequestration May Lead to Layoffs and Community Center Closings for Housing Authority
June 14, 2013
By Cindy Rodriguez
WNYC Radio

At Head Start visit, Murphy blasts sequestration cuts
June 14, 2013
By Ken Borsuk (CT)

Sequester cuts hit poor, elderly, cancer patients
June 15, 2013
By Sharon Cohen

U.S. border patrol: Sequestration cuts hamper agents’ efforts in hottest areas
June 15, 2013

Sequester’s gridlock cuts into city services
June 16, 2013
By Mark Niquette
The Boston Globe

Sequester cuts hit home for Minnesotans
June 16, 2013
By Corey Mitchell
Minneapolis Star Tribune

Sequester will prompt furloughs for hundreds of state Guard members
June 16, 2013
By Meg Jones
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (WI)

Sequester Threatens Worcester Public Housing
June 17, 2013
By Bruce Gellerman
WBUR Boston

Local Head Start families feel effects of sequestration
June 17, 2013
By Lenesha Anderson
Napa Valley Register (CA)

Sequester cuts slam Tulsa schools
June 17, 2013
By Tulsa World Editorial Board
Tulsa World News (OK)

Sequestration Budget Cuts Hit St. Louis Scientists
June 17, 2013
By Veronique Lacapra
St. Louis Public Radio

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