A report by Sen. Tom Harkin, Chairman, Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies
July 25, 2012
A new analysis of an economic report concludes that 956,181 small business jobs nationwide are among those at risk under sequestration, a finding that heightens concern about widespread job losses across defense and non-defense employers of all sizes starting in 2013.
September 20, 2012
Dwight Schar Faculty Chair and University Professor
Director, Center for Regional Analysis
George Mason University
July 17, 2012
"While it is important that tonight’s debate addressed sequestration and the looming budget cuts, it is clear however, we still need critical bipartisan consensus in resolving the issue. With 2.14 million jobs at stake, the trillion dollar budget sequester must not be allowed to stand."
October 11, 2012
A study released by the Aerospace Industries Association and Econsult Corporation estimates that budget cuts to Federal Aviation Administration operations as a result of sequestration could cost up to 132,000 aviation jobs, sap $80 billion a year from the nation’s gross domestic product and strip almost two billion pounds of freight capacity out of an air cargo system that is already buckling at the seams.
August 13, 2012
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