Texplainer: What Would Sequestration Mean for Texas?

Hey, Texplainer: All anyone is talking about right now is sequestration and the harm it might do to our government. How would Texas fare? 

After narrowly avoiding the dreaded “fiscal cliff,” which would have would have slashed about $656 million in grant funds to Texas, according to The Dallas Morning News, another potential crisis looms: sequestration.

Sequestration is the term for a series of mandatory budget cuts to federal programs, totaling $1.2 trillion in the U.S. over 10 years, that would go into effect March 1 if Congress doesn't find a way to trim that same amount ...

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