The innocent in Maine suffer most from federal cuts

Is spending on children really driving the federal deficit? Did kids cause the financial crisis or bring about the recession? Of course not. So why do the sequester cuts punish thousands of Maine’s children, youth and families with millions of dollars in cuts to programs and services?

Congress and the president had more than a year to head off sequestration, but on March 1, due to a lack of an agreement, it took effect. And those effects are beginning to be felt in Maine.

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