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Wisconsin Stands to Lose Massive Funding for Education, Healthcare and Public Safety from Sequester Cuts 


Republicans are once again taking the economy hostage to protect tax loopholes for corporations and wealthy.  A new report shows just how devastating that can be to our economy.  An analysis from the Senate Appropriations Committee shows that Congressional Republicans’ threats to harm the economy by letting automatic across-the-board budget cuts – called “sequestration” – go forward on March 1, 2013 would cause Wisconsin to lose enormous funding for education, public safety, healthcare and job training.

The report further proves that Republicans’ insistence on ...