The Reporter: Vacaville schools keep ‘fingers crossed’ in U.S. government’s threat of budget cuts

By Melissa Murphy/

The threat of government cuts continues to loom and unless Congress acts by Friday, $85 billion in forced cuts are set to take effect from March-September, impacting every state in the union.The White House compiled numbers from federal agencies and its own budget office on how the cuts might impact each state and released those figures this past weekend. The numbers reflect the impact of the cuts this year.

As to whether states could move money around to cover shortfalls, the White House said that depends on state budget structures and the specific programs, though administration officials did not have a list of which states or programs might have flexibility.

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