Prezi: What is Sequestration and Why Does it Matter?

Lindsay Torrico
May 30, 2012

For the federal budget, the debt limit deal in the summer of 2012 called for automatic, across-the-board spending cuts to discretionary programs over the next decade. If Congress doesn’t act before January 2013, critical education, income and health programs will receive a devastating 7-9 percent funding cut under sequestration.

Learn more about this sequestration, or trigger cuts, in this prezi below from from United Way Worldwide's Lindsay Torrico:


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