California to be hard-hit by US budget cuts

Budgets for everything from high-tech medical research to meals for the elderly facing cuts.

    Sweeping budget cuts are beginning to take effect in the United States, the result of a failure by president Barack Obama and congressional leaders to reach a budget compromise.

    One of the hardest-hit US states will be the biggest one, California, where budgets for everything from high-tech medical research to meals for the elderly are being slashed.

    Rob Reynolds reports from Los Angeles.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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