Connecticut Among States Least Vulnerable To Sequester

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During fiscal cliff negotiations back in December, Pew released a study showing which states would be hardest hit by sequestration, calculating federal funding that is subject to sequester cuts as a percent of total state revenue.

The cuts set to take effect Friday if a deal is not reached in Washington will hit the state hard, but when compared with the rest of the states, Pew finds the impact of the sequester in Connecticut is much smaller. Only 5.2 percent of the state\’s total revenue is subject to the cuts, making it one of the five states least vulnerable:


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One thought on “Connecticut Among States Least Vulnerable To Sequester

  1. Richard

    It won’t happen, but should it happen, where would The Governor find $1.2 Billion in his budget with a no-layoff guarantee and Obamacare Medicaid Expansion and Exchange mandates at the end of the year?

    Municipal aid, Higher Education and social services delivery which will be needed with impending layoffs. More zombie agency departments with staff who deliver no services and scandal over that issue if the GOP investigates. A repeat of 2001 until layoffs can occure again in July 2015 under a new Governor. Malloy won’t get re-relected if there is sequestration

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