Here's how federal budget sequester could impact Iowa

White House releases detailed figures on potential impact of automatic spending cuts

March 28, 2014 | 11:55 am

The White House compiled the numbers from federal agencies and its own budget office about how automatic budget cuts would affect states. The numbers reflect the impact of the automatic budget cuts this year.

Unless Congress acts by Friday, $85 billion in cuts are set to take effect from March-September.

As to whether states could move money around to cover shortfalls, the White House said that depends on state budget structures and the specific programs. The White House did not have a list of which states or programs might have flexibility

Here are some examples of how automatic budget cuts could affect Iowa:





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