Sequestration budget cuts bad for New HampshireFederal Budget
By Bruce Lesley
As staff writer Aaron Sanborn reported (“Ayotte: Cuts reach ‘too far,'” Aug. 23, Portsmouth Herald), federal budget sequestration has dangerously real consequences for New Hampshire. But only half of sequestration’s impact is on defense.
Non-defense cuts will also hit hard, costing more than 2,700 New Hampshire jobs. Why? Because sequestration makes deep cuts to investments that matter for New Hampshire kids and families…