Mayor Bloomberg on Budget Cuts

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg spoke with reporters after a meeting in the White House with Vice President Biden on reducing gun… read more

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg spoke with reporters after a meeting in the White House with Vice President Biden on reducing gun violence.

In this portion of his remarks he talked about the impact on New York City of automatic sequestration budget cuts and said that Congress would "find a way to postpone the sequester". He also talked about need for immigration reform.

“Sequestration,” a legal procedure in which every federal agency has the same percentage of its budget taken back in order to cut deficit spending, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011 and scheduled to happen on March 1, 2013. close

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

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Mayor Bloomberg on Budget Cuts

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311213-5
Category:
News Conference
Format:
News Conference
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 27, 2013
Last Aired:
Feb 28, 2013

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  • Feb 27, 2013 | 7:51pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 28, 2013 | 12:20am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 28, 2013 | 4:18am EST | C-SPAN 1
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