12/02/13 11:08 AM
A lot has been said about the effects of the budget cuts known as sequestration on the courts and the U.S. Department of Justice. Hiring freezes, layoffs, furloughs and a drop off in mental health and substance abuse treatment for recently released convicts are just a few stresses on the system....
12/02/13 11:05 AM
When the first round of sequester-related budget cuts hit in March, agencies sought help from Congress, juggled funds and resorted to bookkeeping gimmicks to cushion the impact. Those options will be harder to come by if a second round of sequester cuts strikes early next year, a liberal-leaning...
By Matthew Daly | 11/06/13 10:46 AM
Bird watching, hunting or just picnicking. Whatever the reason, visits to the nation's 561 wildlife refuges are big business.
11/04/13 09:53 AM
Some seniors in Hall County, Ga., may go without food through the Meals on Wheels program thanks to a looming second round of sequestration cuts in federal aid. Georgia started waiting list of programs as it waits on the next round of cuts. Sequestration, which began March 1, will total $1.2...
11/04/13 09:34 AM
A top White House official said Monday that the Obama administration would not draw lines in the sand yet as congressional budget negotiators try to determine how to replace across-the-board spending cuts, deferring to lawmakers as talks face a deadline next month. Jason Furman, chairman of the...
11/03/13 03:36 PM
President Obama says budget negotiations in Congress are about choices and priorities.
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