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Sequestration Frustration

Updated: Friday, February 22 2013, 09:15 PM EST

Sequestration is frustrating people all over the country. Automatic spending cuts could affect many government services, including here in Western North Carolina. Sequestration touches a variety of government programs. One of them is Medicare, a health insurance program for America's seniors. In Asheville, the Minnie Jones Health Center is where many of them come for care. People who use the health center believe a two percent cut in medicaid spending is a bad idea. People who use the health center believe a two percent cut in Medicaid spending is a bad idea. The clinic says the five percent sequester of nondefense programs will also result in fewer federal dollars.


By Frank Fraboni


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Sequestration Frustration


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