- v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of sequester.
“Failure to hit an annual target was supposed to automatically trigger across-the-board spending cuts known as sequesters.”
“Stock and bond market experts on Sunday said Wall Street markets likely would not react in a major way on Monday, as the so-called sequesters - budget terminology for automatic spending cuts - still provide an insurance policy that the annual deficit could be curtailed.”
“If Appropriators exceed the spending targets set early in the fiscal year under the Budget Act, automatic " sequesters, " or across the board program cuts, would be imposed.”
“I guess I need to know how the plankton "sequesters" the CO2.”
“sequesters," more carbon than degraded natural grasslands.”
“According to the USDA pdf, one acre of protected land sequesters 1.66 metric tons of carbon every year, carbon that would otherwise end up in the atmosphere.”
“Far better would be statutory limits on spending increases and debt as a share of GDP, sequesters that automatically cut spending if Congress exceeds those limits, supermajority rules for replacing those limits, and revisions of the budget baseline so that each year's budget begins at last year's spending levels, not with automatic increases.”
“A lot of people have been calling the health care debacle a ‘Hail Mary’ pass, which is nonsensical: nobody sane expects a program that takes that much earned wealth and sequesters it away into government purdah to somehow create more wealth.”
“The caps would be enforced by automatic sequesters requiring supermajorities in Congress to override.”
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