Local organizations are waiting to see how sequestration will affect their funding.
Agencies are getting little information about how and when an automatic cut of $1.2 trillion in defense and nondiscretionary spending the next 10 years could be implemented.
George Perry, director of the Pitt County Department of Social Services, said he has received no information about the sequestration, which is scheduled to begin on Friday. A significant portion of social service programming, including income maintenance, food assistance, child care assistance and Medicaid for family and children, fall under discretionary spending, Perry said.
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