White House warns: Sequestration could cut funds for Sandy aid, Zadroga
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WASHINGTON -- A total of $3 billion in hard-won federal funding for superstorm Sandy aid and $27 million for the 9/11 Zadroga health fund will be cut unless Congress acts to avoid automatic spending reductions by Friday, the White House and lawmakers said Sunday.
Those cuts would be in addition to $275 million in reductions to federal spending on military bases and civilian Department of Defense...