|Published:||Sep 18, 2013 6:44 AM EDT|
|Updated:||Sep 18, 2013 6:44 AM EDT|
Fort Myers Fla., - Florida's federal court leaders will be lobbying against the sequestration cuts in place from last year Wednesday.
Federal courts will receive 5% less funding if the sequestration goes through than it received in the 2012 Fiscal Year, according to legal representatives with the U.S. court system. Federal leaders warn the cuts could threaten the constitutional mission of the courts, erode the rights of indigent defendants and create public safety dangers.
Members of the U.S. House of Representatives, their staff and the staff of U.S. Senators Marco Rubio and Bill Nelson will be at the U.S. Courthouse in Downtown Fort Myers for a hearing at 11:30a.m.
Trust Wink News to bring you the latest developments on the hearing.