Who doesn't have questions about sequestration (which, by the way, takes effect Friday)? What is it, what does it do, why is it happening, what does it mean to me and my wallet?
Second District Congressman Joe Courtney, the Democrat from Vernon, has been soliciting constituent questions all week on his Facebook page and Twitter account. He is answering those questions both on Facebook and his YouTube channel.
Among the questions being asked are:
- I'd like to know why we aren't hearing more about the ratio of cuts to tax increases.... why must we keep cutting, but the rich only had an incremental tax increase.
- How might this impact the many children with special needs in our public schools with support services through federal dollars.
- How will it affect CT's defense industry?
- Why doesn't congress just repeal the Sequester law? the get down to work making decisions as to what should be cut and do it in a rational intelligent way.
If you have a question about sequestration, log onto one of the congressman's many social media outlets and ask!