Where The Budget Cut Pain Is Really Being Felt

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CNBC.comWhere the Budget Cut Pain Is Really Being FeltCNBC.comFlight delays from furloughs of air traffic controllers may seem like the start of the predicted doom of sequestration. But for many, the pain of the mandated budget cuts are already being felt. "The cuts are hitting some people really hard," said Joel Packer, ...Fingers point over flight delays - LaHood says it might get worse - Finance ...Politico (blog)Sequester slams air-traffic control systemExaminer.comWill sequestration affect US aviation safety?eTurboNewsFederalNewsRadio.com -Daily Caller -24/7 Wall St.all 81 news articles »

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  • GOP boycotts health care advisory board
    House and Senate Republican leaders told President Barack Obama Thursday that they will refuse to nominate candidates to serve on an advisory board that is to play a role in holding down Medicare costs under the new health care act. More
  • US medicine spending shows rare dip
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  • Spain education sector hit by strike against cuts
    Thousands of students and teachers staged a strike across Spain on Thursday to protest government austerity measures and a planned new education reforms. More
  • Obama signs legislation ending FAA furloughs
    President Barack Obama has signed into law a bill to end furloughs of air traffic controllers. The furloughs stemmed from the automatic, across-the-board spending cuts that started taking effect in March. Millions of air travelers were affected recently by delayed flights across the country because of the furloughs. More
  • No choice but to raise property taxes if Springfield doesn’t help, Lightfoot says
    On his way out the door, Emanuel proposed a $10 billion pension borrowing plan to ease the pain of post-election tax increases by “as much as $200 million ... “We have to have more ambulances. We have ...
    10/18/2019 - 3:10 am | View Link
  • What you missed while not watching last night’s Democratic presidential debate
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    10/16/2019 - 1:02 am | View Link
  • Life & Money with Helaine: Make a budget, then explore other options
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    10/13/2019 - 2:00 am | View Link
  • OUR VIEW: No way to cut $18 million from the Birmingham city schools budget without pain
    Watts, a stand-up guy, admits he not only delivered a troubling message at a public hearing this week, but said the 28 recommendations he made to cut the city schools' budget "came from the CFO and ...
    03/27/2019 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Interim provost says Kansas Athletics, KU Endowment can’t do much to ease campuswide budget cuts
    “You are asking faculty to make a 6 percent cut,” McClure said during the question-and-answer portion of the meeting at KU’s Budig Hall. “I just want them to come up with three ways they can make cuts ...
    10/17/2018 - 2:44 pm | View Link
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