The report, the latest in a series of efforts by the White House to underscore the potential impact of the nation's latest budget impasse, also states that 200 education jobs would be put at risk, that Maryland would lose $3.1 million in environmental funding and that Blue Angels shows in
"This latest report from the White House confirms sequester will be devastating, causing ripple effects across our economy and costing America hundreds of thousands of jobs we can't afford to lose," Sen.
The reductions are the result of another partisan battle in 2011 to raise the nation's debt ceiling and were never intended to take effect. Rather, they were meant to spur Congress toward a large deficit reduction deal that has since proven elusive. Lawmakers already delayed the cuts once, as part of the agreement to avoid last month's "
The state-by-state impact reports released by the administration Sunday carefully noted in many cases that certain reductions "could" happen instead of "will" happen.