Sequestration Endangers Economy, Jobs, Critical Services and Investments

February 13, 2013

Sequestration will slow economic growth and job creation while cutting services and investments critical to the American people.

A Report on Discretionary Spending Reductions Since 2010

February 7, 2013

Congress has cut discretionary spending by $1.5 trillion over ten years through reductions in Appropriations bills and future spending caps.  These reductions are jeopardizing economic growth and services and investments critical to families... before sequestration even begins.

Lowey Statement on President's Call for Sequester Delay

February 5, 2013

"The sequester was designed to be painful, and if it goes forward, it will be. Results will include furloughs of air traffic controllers, food inspectors, and border patrol; reduced investments in safe drinking water and medical research; and diminished military readiness and embassy security."