What the New Budget Deal Means for Children, Youth and Families

A Roundup of Analyses
December 11, 2013

Congress reached an agreement on the federal budget on December 10. It covers the federal budget for two years, removing the automatic spending cuts set by the sequester. The new deal restores about $63 billion in these automatic cuts. As advocates and researchers analyze the fine print, we'll bring you the child- and youth-focused reactions here.

In the meantime, here's a news story on the deal.

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