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Commentary: Congress shouldn’t gamble with our future

Gambling can be fun, especially when done responsibly in one of Nevada’s famous casinos. But wagering the future of Nevada’s small businesses? That’s neither fun nor responsible.But, it’s just what Congress and the Obama administration are doing. When the special budget “supercommittee” collapsed last fall, terms of the Budget Control Act triggered $1.2 trillion in automatic “sequestration” cuts, including more than $500 billion in reductions to investments in defense and civil aerospace and similarly blind cuts to other departments. Everyone knows these cuts would be an economic disaster – experts conclude that over 2 million jobs would be lost, 11,000 …

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