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JFK air traffic controller on first furlough day: 'Frustrating'

Apr 24, 2013
Air traffic controllers from JFK to LAX have begun their furloughs, making for long and painful delays, especially flying into and out of the big East Coast airports around New York City.
Posted In: air traffic controllers, airline industry, sequester, sequestration

Wait, wasn't the sequester going to crater the economy?

Apr 1, 2013
One month to the day after the sequester supposedly kicked in, the housing market and stock market are driving an economic recovery.
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U.S. housing department plans 7-day shutdown due to sequester

Mar 27, 2013
The Department of Housing and Urban Development chooses total shutdown over furloughs.
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Military tuition cuts: A tangible sequester impact

Mar 11, 2013
The U.S. Army is freezing all new applications for its tuition assistance program because of the sequester. As David Gura reports, the elimination of the much relied-upon program is among the first tangible repercussions of the automatic budget cuts.
Posted In: sequester, sequestration, college, military

Next up on the sequester tarmac? Corporate jets

Mar 6, 2013
The Federal Aviation Administration has identified dozens of airfields that could be closed, many of which are regularly used by business travelers and executives.
Posted In: sequester, sequestration, airports, corporate jets

Boehner criticizes stoppage of White House tours

Mar 6, 2013
"I'm disappointed the White House has chosen to comply with sequestration by cutting public tours," the Speaker of the House said.
Posted In: sequester, sequestration, Boehner, white house

What's up, Europe? The austerity edition

Mar 5, 2013
A guide to living under austerity (and that's another word for sequester).
Posted In: austerity, sequester, sequestration

A playlist for the sequester

Mar 1, 2013
We asked for songs that reflect your feelings about the sequester -- and you recommended everything from Bob Marley's "Three Little Birds" to The Talking Heads' "Burning Down the House." Listen to the full playlist now.
Posted In: Music, sequester, sequestration

How will the sequester affect you?

Mar 1, 2013
Sequester, sequester, sequester. How much doom and gloom should everyday Americans be ready for?
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Sequester cuts get real for unemployed Americans

Mar 1, 2013
The sequester will mean cuts to the unemployment checks people depend on to pay bills.
Posted In: sequester, sequestration, unemployed, unemployment benefits

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