The “Sequester” is Here and It is Cutting the Funding of the 9/11 Health and Compensation Programs, an update
In October, I wrote “What is “sequester” and why is it threatening to cut the funding of the 9/11 Health and Compensation Programs?” Well the “sequester” is now here and it is cutting both of the 9/11 programs. My article from the fall described how the 9/11 Health and Compensation Programs came to be under […]
What is “sequester” and why is it threatening to cut the funding of the 9/11 health and compensation programs?
The short version is that sequestration is the automatic, across the board, budget cut for government programs that goes into effect January 2013, unless Congress acts to delay the cuts or reaches some other agreement to address the federal deficit.