What you need to know about Ohio Politics and Policy
· July 15, 2013
MAP: Sequestration Hits Home
While the U.S. economy slowly starts to show signs of life, lawmakers in Washington continue to do nothing to stop an unnecessary drain on our nation’s economic growth. That policy – sequestration – continues to act as a strong headwind on our economy and to impact the lives of millions of citizens.
Researchers at the Center for American Progress developed an interactive map that shows how sequestration is playing out across the nation and in your backyard. In Ohio, the sequester has led to reducing Head Start programs, the elimination of work study jobs for college students in Dayton, the closing of Section 8 housing waiting lists in Portsmouth, and much more.
Zoom in on the map below to see where the impacts of the sequester are being felt in Ohio: