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Joe Schwarz spoke to Battle Creek Enquirer in article, "Cuts to military: 3,000 local jobs could hang in the balance"

Friday, January 6, 2012

Joe Schwarz spoke to the Battle Creek Enquirer about President Obama's announced cuts to national defense spending, and its impact on both southwest Michigan and the rest of the country.

As the article's author explains, many are wondering how a budget reduction of $480 billion over the next 10 years will affect jobs and national security. A discussion about defense spending is a timely issue, Schwarz told the Battle Creek Enquirer. "Those things are things that need to be discussed," Schwarz said. "And I don't think that the administration should be doing it unilaterally. We're all in this together. I'm hopeful that they'll come up with some ideas and some numbers that are acceptable across the board."