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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  • Obama to open middle-class jobs, opportunity tour
    Aiming to show he's still focused on creating jobs, President Barack Obama is beginning a series of quick trips around the country to resurrect ideas from his State of the Union address that became overshadowed by the intense debates over gun control, immigration and automatic spending cuts. More
  • 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
    Total U.S. spending on prescription medicines declined last year, a first in more than half a century. The dip was 1 percent, to $325.8 billion — a 3.5 percent drop after accounting for population growth and economic expansion, according to the IMS Institute for Healthcare Informatics. More
  • 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
  • Will President Biden Make The Same Mistake On Missile Defense That President Obama Did?
    So military planners and contractors are assessing how a Biden administration might change the vector of U.S. defense. Biden says he won’t cut military spending, but there will definitely be a shift ...
    10/23/2020 - 3:21 am | View Link
  • Why the NSA Told Henry Kissinger to Drop Dead When He Tried to Cut Intel Links with Britain
    British and U.S. signals intelligence are so tightly bound that the two agencies are more loyal to each other than their own domestic leaders, according to “Behind the Enigma.” ...
    10/23/2020 - 1:38 am | View Link
  • Arlington County grappling with budget shortfall from pandemic
    In flush times, money left over from Arlington County’s previous fiscal year would be used for County Board members’ priorities, such as affordable housing, in the next budget. But this year, the cost ...
    10/21/2020 - 3:43 pm | View Link
  • Portland Public Schools avoided major coronavirus cuts, but still socking away $20 million expecting future shortfalls
    District officials anticipate “fiscal distress in years to come,” expect a decrease in state funding in the next two years.
    10/21/2020 - 1:35 am | View Link
  • With stimulus stalled, shortfalls in tax revenues leave states facing layoffs, service cuts
    Covid crisis and dropping oil prices have impacted state tax collections. Declining revenues may force layoffs cuts or tax increase in the year ahead.
    10/21/2020 - 12:15 am | View Link
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