Fitzsimon File

Monday numbers

(The source for this edition of Monday numbers is “Impact of March 1st Cuts on Middle Class Families, Jobs and Economic Security: North Carolina” from www.whitehouse.gov)

22,000—number of civilian Department of Defense employees in North Carolina who be furloughed unless Congress acts to avoid the sequestration budget cuts scheduled to go into effect March 1st

136 million—amount in dollars that Army base funding in North Carolina will be reduced in North Carolina under the sequestration cuts

25.4 million—amount in dollars of federal funding for public schools that North Carolina will lose March 1st unless Congress acts to avoid the sequestration cuts

350—number of teachers and teacher assistants in North Carolina public schools whose jobs will be at risk this year if the sequestration cuts are made

16.8 million—amount in dollars of funding for 200 teachers and staff who help children with disabilities that will be lost this year if the sequestration cuts are made March 1st

2,040—number of college students in North Carolina who would lose student aid or work study jobs if the sequestration cuts are made

1,500—number of children in North Carolina who would lose Head Start services if the sequestration cuts are made

3,550–number of children in North Carolina who will not receive vaccines for early childhood diseases like measles, mumps, and rubella if the sequestration cuts are made

1,300—number of disadvantaged children in North Carolina who could lose access to child care unless Congress acts by March 1st to avoid sequestration cuts

1.54 million—amount in dollars of federal funding for meals for seniors in North Carolina that will be lost under the sequestration cuts

3.6 million—amount in dollars of federal environmental funding for clean water and clean water programs North Carolina will lose under the sequestration cuts

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