Town Hall with Senator Ben Cardin

Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD) spoke with federal workers at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland about looming budget cuts… read more

Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD) spoke with federal workers at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland about looming budget cuts through the sequestration process. Sen. Cardin said that it was “unlikely” that an alternative to the severe budget cuts called for in sequestration would be avoided before the March 1st deadline. Sequestration calls for across-the board cuts to government agencies totaling $1.2 trillion over the next 10 years, with $1.6 billion coming out of the NIH budget. 

Sen. Cardin told NIH employees to “put a face on and personalize what you do” saying that people are not attacking federal workers but government. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Town Hall with Senator Ben Cardin

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Program ID:
310899-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Bethesda, Maryland, United States
First Aired:
Feb 8, 2013
Last Aired:
Feb 13, 2013

Airing Details

  • Feb 08, 2013 | 6:31pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 08, 2013 | 10:04pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 09, 2013 | 1:51am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 11, 2013 | 10:02am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 11, 2013 | 10:50am EST | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Feb 12, 2013 | 12:00am EST | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Feb 13, 2013 | 8:39am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 13, 2013 | 1:30pm EST | C-SPAN 3
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