How automatic budget cuts could affect NC
RALEIGH, N.C. — The White House released information about the possible effects of spending cuts set for Friday.
Some examples of how automatic budget cuts could affect North Carolina:
— About $25.4 million in funding for primary and secondary education, putting around 350 teacher and aide jobs at risk.
— About $16.8 million in money for 200 teachers, aides and staff that help teach children with disabilities
— Head Start and Early Head Start services would be eliminated for about 1,500 children.
— About $3.6 million in environmental funding
— About $1.3 million in grants for fish and wildlife protection.
Military and law enforcement:
— About 22,000 civilian Department of Defense employees would be furloughed, reducing gross pay by around $117.5 million in total.
— About $136 million for Army base operations in North Carolina.
— About $5 million for Air Force operations in North Carolina.
— Aircraft depot maintenance would be canceled in Cherry Point.
— About $243,000 in reduced funding for vaccinations
— About $911,000 in funds to help upgrade state’s ability to respond to public health threat
— About $2 million in grants to help prevent and treat substance abuse
— About $341,000 for the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services
— Up to $205,000 in funding for services to victims of domestic violence
— About $1.5 million in funds that provide meals for seniors.
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