Under Threat

Sequestration’s Impact on Nondefense Jobs and Services

A report by Sen. Tom Harkin, Chairman, Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies

July 25, 2012

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Sequestration Study: 956,181 Small Business Jobs at Risk

New analysis projects nearly half of 2.14 million sequestration-related job losses to hit small business

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

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The Economic Impact of the Budget Control Act of 2011 on DOD & non-DOD Agencies

Stephen S. Fuller, Ph.D.

Dwight Schar Faculty Chair and University Professor
Director, Center for Regional Analysis
George Mason University

July 17, 2012

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Blakey: Sequestration Crisis Requires Bipartisan Consensus

Statement by Marion C. Blakey, President of the Aerospace Industries Association, on discussion of sequestration during the Vice Presidential Debate:

"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

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The Aerospace and Defense Industry in the U.S.

A financial and economic impact study

March 2012

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New Report: Sequestration Will Ground Air Travelers, Cargo and the U.S. Economy

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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