FORT BENNING, GA (WTVM) - Congressman Sanford Bishop tells us he is doing all he can to repeal and renegotiate the Budget Control Act.
"I am disappointed that... These actions have been made necessary," Bishop said. "I don't believe that our national security should be held hostage by sequestration."
From restaurants and taxi cab businesses to specialty stores like Ranger Joe's, local entrepreneurs and business owners say that they too will take a hit, but there's nothing much they can do except get ready for it.
Kola Ogunkoya owner of Eagle and Warrior Cab Company says 75 percent of his customers are from Fort Benning. He is concerned what will happen to his business once these changes take effect.
On the other hand, Rick Weik, President of Ranger Joe's says this isn't the first time that Fort Benning has had cuts. Although they hate to see the soldiers go, they are doing all they can to prepare for the cut back.