Yosemite, Grand Canyon visitors may feel sequester

Jul 5, 2013
Despite federal budget cuts from sequestration, the National Park Service says attendance is up in 2013.

Sequester Pentagon cuts start to bite

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Jun 28, 2013
The Pentagon starts furloughing 650,000 civilian employees next week.

Sequester cuts weigh on Head Start programs

May 29, 2013
Cuts to government-funded child development programs leave parents scrambling to find child care.

Friday furloughs mean less services

May 24, 2013
Thanks to sequestration, roughly 115,000 federal workers at the IRS, EPA, HUD and OMB get an unpaid holiday. Does anybody really notice that the offices are closed on the first day of the long Memorial Day weekend?

The beat of the sequester furloughs marches on

May 24, 2013
As a result of sequester, the IRS, HUD, the EPA and Office of Management and Budget become part of the biggest wave of government office closures since 1995.

The sequester cuts and a steelworker's job prospects

May 2, 2013
It's been nearly a year since Richard Crowe was laid off from his job as a steelworker. And because of the sequester, his unemployment check was cut 10 percent. But a new job might be in his future.

No sequester reprieve for biomedical research

Apr 30, 2013
Dr. Francis Collins, the director of the National Institute of Health, on how sequester cuts have caused anxiety for young researchers.

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U.S. pays down debt for first time in six years

Apr 30, 2013
The Treasury Department is expected to start paying down U.S. government debt this quarter for the first time in six years.

Sequester funding cuts have researchers worried

Apr 29, 2013
As government spending on medical research drops, some would-be scientists are having second thoughts.

Furloughs: On the job, but out of work

Apr 26, 2013
Sequester-related furloughs went into effect this week, impacting mostly air traffic controllers employed by the federal government. How can other public servants prepare their personal finances to take on mandatory unpaid leave?