Sequestration cuts to higher ed hurt U.S. competitiveness

perspectives-2012-120pPULLMAN, Wash. – Congressional leaders face a critical deadline next week – they must reach a budget agreement by Dec. 13 or the next round of sequester cuts goes into effect, reducing vital government programs by billions of dollars for the second year in a row.

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