Governors Issue Warning on Impact of Cuts

February 24, 2013, 1:08 pm25 Comments

Governors Issue Warning on Impact of Cuts

By RAYMOND HERNANDEZ

Governors in both parties warned on Sunday of the potentially damaging consequences across the country if President Obama and Congress do not agree on a plan to avoid across-the-board spending cuts that are scheduled to take effect beginning on Friday.

With the prospect of a last-minute agreement in Washington increasingly unlikely, the governors said the scheduled cuts would have a grave impact in a wide range of areas, including the military, Border Patrol and job growth.

“The effects will be significant, and people will feel them,” Gov. John Hickenlooper of Colorado said on the CBS  News program “Face the Nation.” Continue reading “Governors Issue Warning on Impact of Cuts”