“It’s about holding on to what we’ve got,” union leader says.
Budget cuts have hit St. Louis hard, with more on the way
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.
St. Louis County-based defense unit sees earnings rise
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.
Charles Spencer, 29, straps his son, Kenny, 6, into his car seat at their home in Sappington on Sunday, March 10, 2013. Spencer is facing a furlough at his federal job over the next few months. Photo by J.B. Forbes firstname.lastname@example.org
Charles Spencer, 29, watches a video with his youngest daughter, 2-year-old Keira, in their Sappington home on Sunday, March 10, 2013. Spencer is facing a furlough at his federal job over the next few months. "We'll make do," said Spencer. "Hopefully, my creditors will work with me." Photo b…
Charles Spencer, 29, watches as his wife, McKenzie, 30, helps two of their children — Alora, 8, and Kenny, 6 — play a video game in their Sappington home on Sunday, March 10, 2013. Their youngest daughter, Keira, 2, is behind Kenny. Spencer is facing a furlough at his federal job over the ne…
Charles Spencer, 29, carries his youngest daughter, Keira, 2, out to the car on Sunday, March 10, 2013. Spencer, from Sappington, was taking the family to watch his oldest daughter, Alora, 8, perform in a school play. Spencer is facing a furlough at his federal job over the next few months. …
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.