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Judges Ask Congress to Say 'No' to More Fed. Spending Cuts

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Judges from 49 states want Congress to avoid another round of forced federal spending cuts.

The judges believe more cuts would make it hard for them to carry out their constitutional responsibilities.

87 federal judges signed a letter sent to both chambers of Congress.

The judges said they already feel the effects from the March 1st sequester that cut about $350-million from the judiciary budget.

They said the cuts have slowed proceedings, reduced funds for defender services and slashed probationary officer staffing. As a result, they believe another round of budget cuts would worsen these effects.

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