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More government-sector workers in Tucson join unions

More government-sector workers in Tucson join unions

“It’s about holding on to what we’ve got,” union leader says.

August 31, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Time for GOP to stop proposing unrealistic cuts

The following editorial appeared Friday in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch:

August 06, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Sequestration hurts small businesses

Sequestration hurts small businesses

Ken Anderson of Universal Synaptics finds the sequestration has had a major impact on his business from the federal government.

August 04, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Sequestration hurts small businesses

Sequestration hurts small businesses

NEW YORK - Uncle Sam isn't as easy a customer to land as he used to be.

August 04, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Budget cuts lead to longer lines at Grand Canyon

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.

June 17, 2013 2:36 pmLoading…

Deficit shrinking, but US manages to muck things up

The following editorial appeared Monday in the Philadelphia Daily News:

May 24, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Obama's looking like a wussy substitute teacher

To be a good president requires the combined skills of chess master and middle-school teacher.

May 03, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Budget cuts nix $90M in federal college aid

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.

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Despite sequester and 787 woes, Boeing grows profits in first quarter

Despite sequester and 787 woes, Boeing grows profits in first quarter

St. Louis County-based defense unit sees earnings rise

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Flight delays soar as FAA cuts hours for air controllers

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.

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Ryan Field tower may close April 7

Ryan Field tower may close April 7

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.

March 23, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Praising Obama, McCain backs revenue compromise in grand bargain

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.

March 22, 2013 4:04 pmLoading…
Federal workers see reduced pay

Federal workers see reduced pay

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 jforbes@post-dispatch.com

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Federal workers see reduced pay

Federal workers see reduced pay

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…

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Federal workers see reduced pay

Federal workers see reduced pay

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…

March 10, 2013 3:22 pmLoading…

FAA closer to shutting tower at Ryan field

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.

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Public housing tenants owing rent will feel federal cuts 1st

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.

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Defense cuts bigger threat to small AZ firms

Defense cuts bigger threat to small AZ firms

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February 28, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

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