Sequestration Update

The Strengthening Social Security Coalition urges all to take action by signing their online petition and reading their Huffington Post Blog Post about the sequester posing an unnecessary and huge danger, potentially inflicting deep wounds to the economy and to our nation’s communities and families.

For more information on the impact to New Yorkers, see the links at the bottom of this page.

StateWide members joined colleagues in other like-minded organizations in urging Congress to avoid Sequestration Cuts, Scheduled to take place March 1.

StateWide was there –
In Manhattan Feb. 20, 2013  – See the coverage in the Labor Press

In Kingston, February 20, 2013.  See the coverage in the  Middletown Times Herald Record Photo Caption identifies StateWide’s Jerome Taub (misidentified as representing Citizen Action.)

In Albany, February 19, 2013, with Congressman Paul Tonko (D-Amsterdam)

Learn more about Sequestration

New! Sequestration Threatens NY Aging Network Fact Sheet

White House informs public about Sequestration Impact on New York State

National Council on Aging Powerpoint Federal Deficit Debates: What’s at Stake for Senior Services and Benefits

2013 sequester cuts to New York

2013 sequester Myths & Facts