Sequestration: What Forced Budget Cuts Could Mean
The federal budget sequester — $85 billion worth of across-the-board cuts in federal spending — kicked-in on March 1. Follow coverage from CapRadio and NPR of the effects of the cuts and what's being done to end it.
CapRadio's Sequestration Coverage
From the federal budget cuts known as “sequestration” to the future of the Republican Party, California Congressman and House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy had plenty to say at the Sacramento Press Club Friday.
California officials are bracing for the impact of the federal budget cuts that could start trickling down to the state today. Sacramento area lawmakers disagree about how hard those cuts – called sequestration – will hit the region.
We talk with Sacramento Business Journal Editor Jack Robinson about the region's top economic stories. Jack says for the most part, sequestration won't have much impact on area businesses.
We continue this week’s series on the looming federal budget cuts known as sequestration with a look at their effect on research at the University of California. U-C receives about $3 billion in federal grants every year.
The speaker of the California Assembly has filed a legal brief with the U.S. Supreme Court asking the justices to overturn the state’s constitutional amendment that bans same-sex marriage. He also discussed the federal sequestration cuts.
The White House suggests health and social programs in California could lose at least 23 million dollars this year if spending is cut through the federal sequestration.
Sacramento-area school districts, as well as those across California, will lose money if the automatic federal budget cuts known as sequestration take effect on Friday.
The Federal Aviation Administration says the sequester would close almost two-dozen air traffic control towers at California airports.
We continue our “sequester” series this week with a look at the potential effects of the cuts on the Reno area.
Almost half of the 850,000 Californians who collect unemployment could see a reduction in benefits under federal sequestration. That’s the automatic federal budget cuts that could take effect March 1st.
As the March 1st deadline for automatic federal budget cuts approaches, their potential effect on California is becoming increasingly clear. “Sequestration” cuts could slow the state’s economic recovery – and perhaps even create a new budget deficit.
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