Some examples of programs that could be cut in Washington state:
$11.6 million for primary and secondary education, putting 160 teacher and aide jobs at risk. In addition about 50 fewer schools would receive funding.
$11.3 million for education of children with disabilities, jeopardizing the jobs of 140 teachers, aides and staff.
Around 440 fewer low-income students in Washington would receive aid to help them finance the costs of college.
About 1,000 children would be cut from Head Start and Early Head Start services.
$3.3 million to help ensure clean water and air, and prevent pollution from pesticides and hazardous waste.
Washington could lose $924,000 in grants for fish and wildlife protection.
Furloughs for 29,000 civilian Department of Defense workers would reduce gross pay by $173.4 million.
About $271,000 in grants that support law enforcement, courts, crime prevention and education, corrections and community corrections, drug treatment and enforcement, and crime victim and witness initiatives.
$661,000 for job search assistance, referral and placement.
Up to 800 disadvantaged and poor children could lose access to child care.
2,850 children fewer children will receive vaccines.
$143,000 for providing services to victims of domestic violence.
$1 million for providing meals to seniors.
$1.7 million in grants to prevent and treat substance abuse.
$642,000 to help respond to public health threats including infectious diseases and natural disasters.
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