“It’s about holding on to what we’ve got,” union leader says.
The following editorial appeared Friday in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch:
Ken Anderson of Universal Synaptics finds the sequestration has had a major impact on his business from the federal government.
NEW YORK - Uncle Sam isn't as easy a customer to land as he used to be.
PHOENIX — National Park Service budget cuts are blamed for longer lines, reduced hours and dirtier bathrooms at Grand Canyon National Park and other Arizona attractions.
The following editorial appeared Monday in the Philadelphia Daily News:
To be a good president requires the combined skills of chess master and middle-school teacher.
WASHINGTON — Schools near military bases and tribal lands will face a $60 million shortfall between now and September and aid to college students will be cut by almost $90 million, according to the Education Department’s plan to carry out the automatic spending cuts mandated by Congress.
Flight delays piled up all across the country Monday as thousands of air traffic controllers were forced to take an unpaid day off because of federal budget cuts, providing the most visible impact yet of Congress and the White House's failure to agree on a long-term deficit-reduction plan.
Tucson's Ryan Airfield and three other small Arizona airports remain on a list of small airports that face closure of their contractor-operated air-traffic control towers April 7, as part of automatic federal budget cuts expected to start kicking in next week.
WASHINGTON — Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., says Republicans should compromise and increase tax revenues as part of a “long-term grand bargain” on the budget, and praised President Obama for reaching out to senators across the aisle.
Tucson's Ryan Airfield faces closure of its contract air-traffic control tower in early April - unless it can make a good case to keep it open.
Public housing residents who owe back rent will be the first evicted if the city is forced to scale back its rental subsidy program because of federal sequestration cuts, city officials said Friday.
PHOENIX - Smaller companies with contracts to supply products and services to Arizona's top-tier aerospace and defense companies face the greatest threat if sequestration cuts take effect, according to a new report.
About 300 people have been released from immigration detention centers in Arizona since Thursday, when the federal government started to review each case in anticipation of widespread budget cuts.
The Ryan Airfield control tower is on a U.S. list of 200 contract control-towers that could be closed if the federal government needs to reduce its expenditures under sequestration.
The possible closure of the air-traffic control tower at Tucson's Ryan Airfield under federal sequestration cuts would compromise safety at the small airport, local aviation officials say.
Even during this desultory economic recovery, one industry thrives - the manufacture of synthetic hysteria. It is, however, inaccurate to accuse the Hysteric in Chief of crying "Wolf!" about spending cuts under the sequester. He is actually crying "Hamster!"