Sequester Cuts

Local/Regional News
5:26 pm
Fri March 8, 2013

Yarmuth Says Cuts Will Hurt Vulnerable Kentuckians

LOUISVILLE, Ky.  -- Kentucky's most vulnerable residents will be hurt by federal spending cuts touching a broad range of programs, the state's only Democratic congressman said Friday.

U.S. Rep. John Yarmuth offered a counterpoint to the state's most powerful Republican, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, who said recently that the $85 billion in automatic budget cuts were modest and didn't pose a risk to a national economy still recovering from a deep downturn.

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