How the Sequestration Would Impact California

Obama about SequestrationUnless Congress acts by March 1st, a series of automatic cuts—called the sequester—will take effect threatening hundreds of thousands of middle class jobs, cutting vital services for children, seniors, people with mental illness and the military.

See how the sequestration would impact California this year alone:

Teachers and Schools: California will lose approximately $87.6 million

Work-Study Jobs: Around 9,600 fewer low income students in California would receive aid

Head Start: Services would be eliminated for approximately 8,200 children

Protections for Clean Air and Clean Water: California would lose about $12.4 million in environmental funding

Military Readiness: In California, approximately 64,000 civilian Department of Defense employees would be furloughed, reducing gross pay by around $399.4 million in total

Law Enforcement and Public Safety Funds for Crime Prevention and Prosecution: California will lose about $1.6 million in Justice Assistance Grants

Job Search Assistance to Help Californians Find Employment and Training: California will lose about $3.3 million in funding

Child Care: Up to 2,000 disadvantaged and vulnerable children could lose access to child care

Vaccines for Children: In California around 15,810 fewer children will receive vaccines

Public Health: California will lose approximately $17 million in funds

STOP Violence against Women Program: California could lose up to $795,000

Nutrition Assistance for Seniors: California would lose approximately $5.4 million in funds

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One Response to How the Sequestration Would Impact California

  1. Stan Greene says:

    The Republicans will defend the rich (wealth) to our death.

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