A combination of expiring tax cuts and automatic spending cuts, known collectively as “the fiscal cliff,” is set to kick in on January 1, 2013, and negotiations are happening now. The current law that requires significant cuts to both defense and non-defense programs is wildly unpopular and may be supplanted by an alternative agreement, where the real danger to safety net programs lies.
The HCH Community needs to act now. Educate your members of Congress on the importance of safety net funding before a bad deal is reached!
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