The scheduled across-the-board cuts to federal defense and nondefense spending would have both direct and indirect impacts on states’ budgets. This interactive tool highlights various indicators of states’ vulnerabilities to the sequester. Click on a state or an indicator to see state-specific data and compare with other states and the national average.
Federal Grants to States Subject to Sequester Vary Widely Across Program Areas
Fact Sheets: State-by-state consequences of the sequester
Source: White House, February 22, 2013
The state-by-state reports below show the impact the sequester will have on jobs and middle class families across the country.
White House estimates of state-by-state impacts of sequestration
Source: Washington Post, February 24, 2013
The Bitter Pill of Sequestration: Jolt to Economy, Lack of Details and Flexibility Create Problems for States
Source: Mary Branham, Capitol Ideas, November/December 2012