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In D.C., local nonprofits to appeal cuts

Hundreds of advocates nationwide look to talk to lawmakers about sequestration

As local human service agencies grapple with potential layoffs, pay cuts, and service reductions from sequestration, several agencies from Massachusetts plan to directly appeal to lawmakers in the nation’s capital this week.

The National Community Action Foundation’s legislative conference, scheduled to start Tuesday, will draw hundreds of advocates from all over the country to Washington, D.C., where sequestration promises to be a dominant topic.

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