Monday, February 25, 2013

White House details cuts in states

The White House on Sunday released state-by-state reports on the impact it says the sequester will have if Congress fails to avert it by Friday. The impact on military readiness in the four states with a piece of the I-10 aerospace corridor: 74,000 civilian Defense Department employees would be furloughed in Alabama, Florida, Louisiana and Mississippi, reducing gross pay by around $445.9 million in the four states. The total cut in funding for the military operations in all four states is $336.8 million. (Sources: Multiple. Details for Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, 02/24/13)