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Cuomo: Federal budget fight will impact students, seniors

By WKTV News

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP)- Governor Andrew Cuomo says the federal budget fight forcing temporary across-the-board spending cuts will affect New Yorkers including students and seniors.

He says the cuts won't have as big an impact on state government.

The dispute between Democratic President Barack Obama and the Republican-led House over spending cuts and tax increases led to automatic cuts that started Friday.

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