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    • February 24th, 2013 Published by: ZTROGERSZTROGERSs eBook Here’s a look at some of the areas where sequestration This eBook was created using the Zinepal Online eBook could immediately impact most Americans, according to a Creator. Use Zinepal to create your own eBooks in PDF, congressional report. ePub and Kindle/Mobipocket formats. Transportation: Long lines at airports, fewer traffic controllers, higher ticket prices Upgrade to a Zinepal Pro Account to unlock more The Transportation Security Administration (TSA), the agency features and hide this message. that handles airport security, would be forced to reduce its workforce, including a seven-day furlough for screeners, which would increase passenger wait times at most of theIf You are a Government nation’s airports by more than an hour.Worker You Could be Facing a Also adding to the burden would be furloughs in the workforce20% Pay Cut of the Federal Aviation Administration, which means fewer air traffic controllers on the job. That means reduced air travel, longer delays for passengers. As much as 10 percent of theIf you work for the Federal FAA’s workforce of 40,000 would be on furlough on any givenGovernment you could be day.facing a 20% cut in pay!! It could also mean higher ticket prices for passengers as the weeks went by, as the FAA depends on a trust fund for itsDire predictions over sequestration— the mandatory budget money and that funding comes from taxes on air traffic. So,cuts scheduled to begin next Friday — are plentiful to say the as fewer goods and people travel, the amount in the fund goesleast. down and it will need to be replenished.From massive job losses, to cuts in major government services Social Security: Claim delays, offices closedlike defense as well as social programs, and the likely return Even though sequestration does not cut funding for Socialof a recession, there’s no shortage of disaster ahead, according Security, it does mean that the Social Security Administrationto government officials and economic analysts from the would have to furlough workers for ten days or more. Thatpresident on down. would likely delay the processing of retirement and disabilitySome cuts would be phased in over time, and other claims and a smaller staff would mean offices would be closedprograms like Social Security and Medicare, are exempt from early or permanently, resulting in longer wait times for service.sequestration. Social Security checks are still expected to be mailed.Most government agencies have Internal Revenue Service: Rough time for tax filers, identity theft risefunds available after March 1, but Here again, furloughs for IRS workers up to ten days or morethe clock would be ticking on how would come into play, just as the 2012 tax filing season begins.long they can keep operating. One IRS call centers are expected to close or have long hold times. There will be fewer enforcement agents available to investigateof the biggest problems from the fraud claims, which could result in a greater number of identitycuts is the number of government theft cases unsolved–one of the biggest issues facing IRSworkers placed on furloughs or laid agents and tax payers.off. Some proposed layoffs are as And the government would lose money, increasing the debt. Each dollar invested in enforcement actions returns $4 inhigh as 22 days starting in April in additional revenue to the Treasury. Cutting investment inending in September. This equates enforcement will lead directly to an increase in the deficitto a 20% reduction in pay for most Food safety and Inspection: Possible food shortages, industry worker layoffsemployees. Like other government programs the Food Safety andSo if Congress and President Barack Obama can’t reach a Inspection Service would have to furlough thousands ofdeal to avoid sequestration, where would most people feel the workers. The FSIS regulates meats, poultry and egg productsimmediate pain? How would it affect every day life? and inspects all food products coming into the U.S. from abroad. Plants are not allowed to operate without inspectors so the plants would be forced to close early or shut down,Created using Zinepal. Go online to create your own eBooks in PDF, ePub, Kindle and Mobipocket formats. 1
    • February 24th, 2013 Published by: ZTROGERSslowing the food supply to grocery stores and restaurants.Also, workers at the food plants as well as grocery stores andrestaurants will face layoffs themselves.National Parks: Stay home, they’re likely closedFurloughs and layoff could limit hours or close down most ofthe nation’s national parks, just as the spring and summer daysbring in most visitors. (Read More: Automatic Spending CutsThreaten National Parks)A January memo from the National Park Service states thatnearly $110 million would have to be immediately eliminatedfrom the park services’ $2.2 billion budget .Among the parksfacing the most severe cuts are Yellowstone, Yosemite, theNational Mall and Memorial Park in Washington, D.C., theGrand Canyon, the Everglades, the Great Smoky Mountainsand Mount Rushmore.Health: No more patientsBecause federal funds support many health centers across the If You are a Governmentcountry, they would be cut off from some $120 million due tosequestration. That could mean up to a million patients will Worker You Could be Facing anot get care, because there would likely be a limited or nomedical staff to attend to them. 20% Pay Cut By zanetta on February 22nd, 2013The Rest: A steady decline in governmentservices If you work for the FederalOther major programs facing cuts and furloughs include Government you could bethe Coast Guard, the Border Patrol, the Food and DrugAdministration, the National Institutes of Health, elementary facing a 20% cut in pay!!and secondary education, student loan programs, the Federal Dire predictions over sequestration— the mandatory budgetBureau of Prisons, the Department of Justice, the Secret cuts scheduled to begin next Friday — are plentiful to say theService, the Securities and Exchange Commission, the least.Centers for Disease Control, the National Aeronautics and From massive job losses, to cuts in major government servicesSpace Administration, the National Science Foundation, the like defense as well as social programs, and the likely returnNational Cybersecurity Protection System and of course all of a recession, there’s no shortage of disaster ahead, accordingmajor governmental departments, including the Department to government officials and economic analysts from theof Defense which must cut up to $500 billion of its budget in president on down.the next 10 years. Some cuts would be phased in over time, and otherP.S. Know is the time to take advantage of a home based programs like Social Security and Medicare, are exempt frombusiness opportunity. The government is no longer the Secure sequestration.job it use to be. Congress have not passed a balance budgetsince President Clinton was in Office. It’s your time to chooseyour future. Join my group in change your financial future.Created using Zinepal. Go online to create your own eBooks in PDF, ePub, Kindle and Mobipocket formats. 2
    • February 24th, 2013 Published by: ZTROGERS theft cases unsolved–one of the biggest issues facing IRSMost government agencies have agents and tax payers.funds available after March 1, but And the government would lose money, increasing the debt.the clock would be ticking on how Each dollar invested in enforcement actions returns $4 inlong they can keep operating. One additional revenue to the Treasury. Cutting investment in enforcement will lead directly to an increase in the deficitof the biggest problems from the Food safety and Inspection: Possible food shortages, industrycuts is the number of government worker layoffsworkers placed on furloughs or laid Like other government programs the Food Safety andoff. Some proposed layoffs are as Inspection Service would have to furlough thousands ofhigh as 22 days starting in April in workers. The FSIS regulates meats, poultry and egg products and inspects all food products coming into the U.S. fromending in September. This equates abroad. Plants are not allowed to operate without inspectorsto a 20% reduction in pay for most so the plants would be forced to close early or shut down, slowing the food supply to grocery stores and restaurants.employees. Also, workers at the food plants as well as grocery stores andSo if Congress and President Barack Obama can’t reach a restaurants will face layoffs themselves.deal to avoid sequestration, where would most people feel the National Parks: Stay home, they’re likely closedimmediate pain? How would it affect every day life? Furloughs and layoff could limit hours or close down most ofHere’s a look at some of the areas where sequestration the nation’s national parks, just as the spring and summer dayscould immediately impact most Americans, according to a bring in most visitors. (Read More: Automatic Spending Cutscongressional report. Threaten National Parks)Transportation: Long lines at airports, fewer traffic A January memo from the National Park Service states thatcontrollers, higher ticket prices nearly $110 million would have to be immediately eliminatedThe Transportation Security Administration (TSA), the agency from the park services’ $2.2 billion budget .Among the parksthat handles airport security, would be forced to reduce facing the most severe cuts are Yellowstone, Yosemite, theits workforce, including a seven-day furlough for screeners, National Mall and Memorial Park in Washington, D.C., thewhich would increase passenger wait times at most of the Grand Canyon, the Everglades, the Great Smoky Mountainsnation’s airports by more than an hour. and Mount Rushmore.Also adding to the burden would be furloughs in the workforce Health: No more patientsof the Federal Aviation Administration, which means fewer air Because federal funds support many health centers across thetraffic controllers on the job. That means reduced air travel, country, they would be cut off from some $120 million due tolonger delays for passengers. As much as 10 percent of the sequestration. That could mean up to a million patients willFAA’s workforce of 40,000 would be on furlough on any given not get care, because there would likely be a limited or noday. medical staff to attend to them.It could also mean higher ticket prices for passengers as theweeks went by, as the FAA depends on a trust fund for its The Rest: A steady decline in governmentmoney and that funding comes from taxes on air traffic. So, servicesas fewer goods and people travel, the amount in the fund goes Other major programs facing cuts and furloughs includedown and it will need to be replenished. the Coast Guard, the Border Patrol, the Food and DrugSocial Security: Claim delays, offices closed Administration, the National Institutes of Health, elementary and secondary education, student loan programs, the FederalEven though sequestration does not cut funding for Social Bureau of Prisons, the Department of Justice, the SecretSecurity, it does mean that the Social Security Administration Service, the Securities and Exchange Commission, thewould have to furlough workers for ten days or more. That Centers for Disease Control, the National Aeronautics andwould likely delay the processing of retirement and disability Space Administration, the National Science Foundation, theclaims and a smaller staff would mean offices would be closed National Cybersecurity Protection System and of course allearly or permanently, resulting in longer wait times for service. major governmental departments, including the DepartmentSocial Security checks are still expected to be mailed. of Defense which must cut up to $500 billion of its budget inInternal Revenue Service: Rough time for tax filers, identity the next 10 years.theft rise P.S. Know is the time to take advantage of a home basedHere again, furloughs for IRS workers up to ten days or more business opportunity. The government is no longer the Securewould come into play, just as the 2012 tax filing season begins. job it use to be. Congress have not passed a balance budgetIRS call centers are expected to close or have long hold times. since President Clinton was in Office. It’s your time to chooseThere will be fewer enforcement agents available to investigate your future. Join my group in change your financial future.fraud claims, which could result in a greater number of identityCreated using Zinepal. Go online to create your own eBooks in PDF, ePub, Kindle and Mobipocket formats. 3
    • February 24th, 2013 Published by: ZTROGERSCreated using Zinepal. Go online to create your own eBooks in PDF, ePub, Kindle and Mobipocket formats. 4