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Sequestration will impact California

Sequestration will impact California

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. - The White House put together a list of funds for California that would be cut if Congress fails to pass a budget by Friday.

Primary and secondary education would lose $87.6 million.  Funds include money for teachers and aides.

Low-income college students would not receive financial aid.

Up to $1.6 million in grants for anti-crime programs would be lost.

Roughly 64,000 civilian Department of Defense employees would be furloughed.

Environmental programs that ensure our state has clean water and air would lose $12.5 million.

Job search assistance and placement services would lose $3.3 million.

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