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Sequestration budget cuts bad for New Hampshire

Federal Budget

The Portsmouth Herald

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…

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