The clock is ticking: Kentucky children will be impacted if we fall off fiscal cliff

  Our nation is facing an urgent challenge. If Congress does not reach a debt-reduction deal by January 1, 2013, sequestration automatically kicks in. “Sequestration” is an across-the-board cut to most federal programs, including significant cuts to K-12 and early education. As the deadline for reaching an agreement on our nation’s financial direction looms, let’s take a look at how children might be affected by the decisions. For Kentucky, the impact is huge. If Congress fails to extend [...]