Federal Budget Cuts

Drummers from Howard University's Marching Band. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Howard University’s Credit Rating Downgraded

Moody’s Investors Service has downgraded Howard University’s credit rating, citing revenue declines at the historically black college and automatic federal budget cuts from Congress.

09/24/2013

An extreme fire danger sign is pictured outside of the Prescott Fire Station 1 on July 2, 2013 in Prescott, Ariz. (credit: Krista Kennell/AFP/Getty Images)

Federal Budget Cuts Slice Tens Of Millions Of Dollars From Funds For Battling Wildfires

This year’s across-the-board budget cuts are slicing tens of millions of dollars from the federal government’s funds for battling wildfires, reductions that have meant fewer firefighters and could cause agencies to dip into other programs designed to prevent future blazes.

07/03/2013

A member of the US Air Force (USAF) stands near a USAF cargo plane. (Photo credit: Manjunath Kiran/AFP/Getty Images)

Air Force Commander: Budget Cuts Will Ground One-Third Of Active-Duty US Planes

A top general says federal budget cuts that will ground one-third of the U.S. Air Force’s active-duty force of combat planes including fighters and bombers means “accepting the risk that combat airpower may not be ready to respond immediately to new contingencies as they occur.”

04/10/2013

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's statistical arm said it won't issue some agricultural reports this year because of automatic federal budget cuts, alarming some in the dairy industry who fear the information void could wreak havoc with milk prices. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

USDA Will Not Issue Some Reports Due To Federal Budget Cuts

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s statistical arm said it won’t issue some agricultural reports this year because of automatic federal budget cuts, alarming some in the dairy industry who fear the information void could wreak havoc with milk prices.

03/13/2013

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How Federal Cuts Could Affect Md., Va.

The White House released lists for each state on Sunday of potential effects of automatic spending cuts set for Friday.

02/25/2013

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Report: Md., Va., DC Most VulnerableTo Federal Budget Cuts

A Wells Fargo report says Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia are the most vulnerable to looming and widespread federal budget cuts.

02/18/2013

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Top Analyst Warns Of “Big Train” Of Federal Cuts

Warren Deschenaux, director of the state’s Office of Policy Analysis, said Monday the best way to be ready is to reduce the state’s ongoing budget deficit.

All News 99.1 WNEW–01/23/2012

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