June 22, 2017

So Far, Sequester Turns Out To Be Tremors, Not Earthquake

May 31, 2013
McClatchy News Service


“Clearly, sequester was overhyped, in the sense that the impression was given that all the bad things would happen immediately, and that was not the case,” said Robert Bixby, the executive director of the Concord Coalition, a nonpartisan budget-watchdog group. “There have been some real-world furloughs, and that does have a negative impact. The question is whether those have had consequences.”