Minden Press-Herald

Thursday
Jul 31st

Sequestration hits home

IMG 2510While Congress' lack of action has yet to cause the loss of jobs and services to Webster Parish Community Services, it has caused portions of their funding to be reduced by five to six percent.

"The programs hardest hit by the cuts are Section 8 Housing and Head Start," said Mary Whitaker, director of Community Services. "These programs are still operational, but there will be changes."
Whitaker said Congress' sequestration has resulted in federal funds falling short in the 2013 budget.

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