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How Sequester Could Impact Freehold

If spending cuts take effect on March 1, education, health and environmental programs in Monmouth could be hit.

Sequestration spending cuts scheduled to go into effect on March 1 would halt $85 billion in funding. In a statement issued Sunday, the White House said New Jersey would lose $30 million in education funding and see 11,000 civilian Department of Defense jobs furloughed.

This hub article contains links to Freehold stories about the possible impact of a sequester on Freehold and Monmouth County.

  • State Asks Freehold to Budget Federal Grants at 75%
  • Monmouth Head Start Provider Advocating for Programs as Sequester Looms
  • Unclear Whether Sequester Will Impact NWS Earle Jobs
Kelly Barry February 27, 2013 at 10:03 PM
As expected, Democrats paint the absolute worst, disingenuous picture possible as a scare tactic. If you believe them, we'll lose millions of jobs and everyone will be out on the street. In fact, the good that will be done is that we will begin to stop the spending madness while we begin to expect self reliance.
Denise February 28, 2013 at 03:30 AM
The spending maddnesss needs to end. This is all hype.....the only cuts are in projected increases in spending over the next 10 yrs. The US will still spend more next year than this year. My household spending has had to be cut way more than 2 percent over 10 years.
Community Informer March 02, 2013 at 12:06 AM
Good that's $30 Million less for the already bloated school districts to get their grubby hands on, and 11,000 less salaries to pay.

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