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The truth about sequestration

Posted By Rob Schofield On March 1, 2013 @ 2:09 pm In Uncategorized | Comments Disabled

Two excellent (and brief!) new documents from the wonks at the NC Budget and Tax Center detail the specific impacts of the sequestration cuts that are hitting today and a responsible path out of the mess:

Click here to read “Just the facts: Fixing sequestration requires balance approach, new revenues [1].”

Click here to read “Taking a balanced approach: Four revenue options for fixing sequestration [2].”

Of course, both documents presuppose that lawmakers would want to use logic in solving the problem –┬ásomething that seems increasingly unlikely given the central role of people like this [3] in┬ádeciding what happens.


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[1] Just the facts: Fixing sequestration requires balance approach, new revenues: http://pulse.ncpolicywatch.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/Sequestration-Fact-Sheet-Feb-2013-Final.pdf

[2] Taking a balanced approach: Four revenue options for fixing sequestration: http://www.ncjustice.org/sites/default/files/Policy%20Points%20-%20Four%20Revenue%20Options%20for%20Replacing%20Sequestration%20-%20Final.pdf

[3] people like this: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/01/us/politics/house-republicans-cheer-boehners-refusal-to-negotiate-on-cuts.html?hp

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