Pentagon to see serious cuts without budget passage
Updated: Wednesday, February 6 2013, 07:20 PM EST
WASHINGTON, D.C. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - The Pentagon is looking at some serious budget cuts that will deeply affect the military and the country's economy.
If Congress doesn't pass a budget, the Pentagon will face $46 billion in spending reductions in this fiscal year, and face a $35 billion shortfall in operating expenses.
Military services are bracing for the cuts.
They're looking at widespread furloughs, layoffs, and hiring freezes.