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[Excerpt] On behalf of the AFL-CIO, I am writing to urge you to vote against the Sequester Replacement Reconciliation Act of 2012 (H.R. 5652), scheduled for House floor consideration later today. House Budget Committee Republicans assembled this package to replace the automatic spending cuts scheduled to go into effect in January 2013 as agreed to in the Budget Control Act signed into law last year. However. Republicans are using the same unbalanced approach to deficit reduction they have relied on since the beginning of the 112th Congress— refusing to ask millionaires and billionaires to pay one penny more in taxes while slashing vital services for millions of Americans,


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Samuel, W. (2012, May 10). Legislative Alert: Sequester Replacement Reconciliation Act of 2012 (H.R. 5652). Washington, DC: AFL-CIO.

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