Sandy aid facing cuts as budget standoff lingers

Spending could be cut by $3 billion.

Spending could be cut by $3 billion. (February 25, 2013 3:51 PM)

Officials say if Washington does not settle its bitter budget standoff, funding could be cut for Long Island Sandy victims.

The White House warns that if Congress doesn't stop forced spending cuts by Friday, $3 billion could be cut from Hurricane Sandy aid. In addition, $27 million could be sliced out of the 9/11 Zadroga health fund.

Officials warn there could be deep cuts to education...

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