The sequester is coming! The sequester is coming! On March 1, 2013, $85 billion of automatic spending cuts go into effect. The following Storify slideshow collects some of the related local impacts, cartoons and political posturing.

Sequester Impacts

Storified by NorthEndWaterfront.com· Wed, Feb 27 2013 16:09:21

How spending cuts could affect Mass.wcvbtv
What is the Sequester: Sequester Cuts Impact on Education | BostInno1 day ago … He's Not Happy Ask most Americans about the sequester, and you're likely to be met … BostInno | Boston Startup,…
How the Sequester Will Affect Massachusetts – Boston Magazine2 days ago … The White House is releasing data on the exact cuts each state will see if the sequester's automatic spending cuts g…
Education, Head Start could be impacted by sequestration | wbir.comThe White House has released more information over the weekend about what the sequestration will do state-by-state. In Tennessee, what co…
Senator Elizabeth Warren and Boston Mayor Tom Menino Argue Against Spending Cutsmarilynr46
Thanks @BostonABCD for Stop #Sequestration Rally w @SenWarren & U.S. Reps. Check out video from the event: http://bit.ly/13nWouU #mapoliThe Caring Force
Deval Meets the Pressbrooklynronnie
Boehner gets salty to prod Senate on sequester | Boston Herald1 day ago … Senate Democrats have unveiled a package that would replace the sequester with a mix of spending cuts and tax increases. …
Mass. Republican Lawmaker: Sequester Cuts Painful But Necessary …2 hours ago … Vincent deMacedo says the sequester cuts may be a bitter pill the country … BOSTON — There's still no deal in sig…
Senator Warren: "Sequester is disastrous for this country…for the people of Massachusetts." http://pic.twitter.com/dw5vQN4nge – @carlwbzWBZ NewsRadio
Senator Elizabeth Warren and Congressman Mike Capuano (MA) Fight Sequester Cutsmarilynr46
Economic Armageddon? Impact of sequester may be over-hypedFirst there was the debt-ceiling crisis. Then the "fiscal cliff." Now it’s the "sequester." While Congress averted the first two crises, …
President Obama wants to spend millions on crumbling roads, bridgeswcvbtv
Eric Cantor || Majority Leader || Replace the SequesterCurrent law requires that there be across‐the‐board cuts, known as a “sequester, ” imposed on March 1, 2013. The sequester will result i…
What Does The Sequester Mean For YOU?fowlershow
Are you Worried the Sequester Will Affect You? – North End, MA Patch4 days ago … Massachusetts is chock full of defense contractors, federal employees and federal program beneficiaries. Are you worried…
Panic Time? Sequester Kicks in Soontheyoungturks
The Pentagon says the #sequester, set to take effect March 1, could affect 800,000 civilian employees. http://on.wsj.com/ZGJXJNWall Street Journal

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