Crane employees are being forced to take 11 unpaid furloughs days from July to September.
The Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority expected only a 5 percent cut.
The sequester is forcing many air traffic control towers across the state to close. Coats says to end the sequester, President Obama must lead.
Columbus Municipal Airport officials say they are still trying to find ways to avoid a shutdown of the airport's control tower.
Some Indiana control towers will be closing due to pre-sequester cuts.
Both parties are pointing fingers when it comes to federal budget cuts, but IU professor Margie Hershey says Republicans are likely to get more of the blame.
If federal spending cuts take place Friday, Bloomington’s Middle Way House may be shuttered until a federal budget deal is reached.