Va. could lose up to 200,000 jobs from sequestration, analyses show

01/24/2013 | Politico (Washington, D.C.)

Lawmakers in the Washington, D.C., area are again preparing for the effect of sequestration if it occurs March 1. "As much as 8% of our GDP in the metropolitan region and in northern Virginia could be at risk over just defense cuts," said Rep. Gerry Connolly, D-Va. Virginia could lose up to 200,000 jobs if sequestration occurs, according to analyses of the defense budget.

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