Maps: Where Will The Sequester Hit The Hardest?

March 14th, 2013 § 0 comments § permalink

A new pope has been chosen, but Congress still hasn’t struck a budget deal. If the budget sequester continues as planned, the U.S. stands to lose hundreds of thousands of jobs and millions of dollars of income, but some states are going to be hit much harder than others.

I looked at data analyzed and compiled by George Mason University, combined it with data from the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, and created these interactive maps and charts that show exactly where the sequester will potentially hit the hardest.

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