Federal spending cuts to affect Long Island education, security

Cuts are expected to be made to the

Cuts are expected to be made to the Sandy relief act, the Zadroga health care bill and national parks. (Credit: News 12 Long Island)

Lawmakers say federal spending cuts, set to kick in tonight, will affect everything from aviation to education to security.

Cuts are expected to be made to the Sandy relief act, the Zadroga health care bill and national parks, like Sagamore Hill National Historic Site and the Fire Island National Seashore. Federal funding for education is also on the chopping block.

Rep. Peter King (R-Seaford)...

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