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
  • You're stressed over the wrong things. Floridians have most to lose in the 'fixing' of Social Security
    Frank Cerabino's column on how efforts to make Social Security more solvent would have a drastic effect on many Florida seniors.
    01/21/2023 - 8:00 pm | View Link
  • 'Need to stop Biden's excess spending': Trump warns Republicans to avoid cuts to medicare, social security
    Former US President Donald Trump has warned US House Republicans to leave medicare and social security cuts out of debt ceiling negotiations.
    01/20/2023 - 1:24 pm | View Link
  • Pflugerville ISD is now considering closing fewer schools. But other painful cuts could be ahead.
    Originally, PfISD administrators asked the school board to consider closing two to three schools. But on Thursday, Superintendent Douglas Killian suggested closing one to two schools instead.
    01/20/2023 - 8:40 am | View Link
  • Trump urges GOP to spare Social Security, Medicare in any budget cuts
    Former President Donald Trump is pressuring Republicans in Congress to steer clear of making cuts to the biggest drivers of the national debt — Medicare and Social Security — in their quest to bring ...
    01/20/2023 - 7:30 am | View Link
  • America Hit Its Debt Limit, Setting Up Bitter Fiscal Fight
    The Treasury Department said it would begin a series of accounting moves to keep the U.S. from breaching its borrowing cap and asked Congress to raise or suspend the limit.
    01/19/2023 - 7:53 am | View Link
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  • Your Guide to How to Budget Money
    A budget is a plan for every dollar you have. It’s not magic, but it represents more financial freedom and a life with much less stress. Here’s how to set up and then manage your budget.
    01/22/2023 - 4:14 am | View Website
  • Discount car rental rates and rental car deals
    To use our free pick-up service, call your Budget rental location directly at the location phone number listed on your reservation confirmation. Pick-up service policies (hours of availability, allowable pick-up distance, etc.) vary by location so it's important that you call the location and make arrangements for pick-up at least 24 hours before your desired rental time.
    01/21/2023 - 6:20 pm | View Website
  • Making a Budget | consumer.gov
    A budget is a plan you write down to decide how you will spend your money each month. A budget helps you make sure you will have enough money every month. Without a budget, you might run out of money before your next paycheck. A budget shows you: how much money you make. how you spend your money.
    01/21/2023 - 5:09 pm | View Website
  • Budget Definition: What Is a Budget?
    A budget is a spending plan based on income and expenses. In other words, it’s an estimate of how much money you’ll make and spend over a certain period of time, such as a month or year.
    01/21/2023 - 5:42 am | View Website
  • Budgeting: Online Budget Building Tool | Mint
    Create a personal budget and set budget goals with the Mint budget template. Track spending, manage your money, and more with the free Mint app.
    01/21/2023 - 4:23 am | View Website
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