National Governors Association 2013 Winter Meeting opening session is presided by Chairman Gov. Jack Markell of Delaware, standing at podium, in
National Governors Association 2013 Winter Meeting opening session is presided by Chairman Gov. Jack Markell of Delaware, standing at podium, in Washington, Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013. States are grappling with a wave of uncertainty from Washington and facing the potential of spending cuts from the so-called "sequester" as they try to climb out of tough economic conditions. ((AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta))