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Budget Control Act of 2011

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  • Congress kicks the can

    It almost seems like distant history now, but it was really just a few short months ago that President Barack Obama and Senate Republicans, spurred by fear of fiscal chaos, did the unthinkable: They went out to dinner and talked civilly about the...
  • Sequestration would reach far into the Virginia Peninsula community - and affect health services

    Sequestration would reach far into the Virginia Peninsula community - and affect health services
    Like a victim tied to buzz saw table in an old movie melodrama, federal, state and local agencies and departments, and a host of businesses and nonprofit organizations are watching with alarm as budget blades churn toward them. On Friday automatic...
  • Sequestration is not the solution

    Sequestration is not the solution
    If Congress fails to deal with the looming threat of sequestration, March 1 will be devastating for millions of Americans. That will be the day that automatic, across-the-board spending cuts begin to take effect — cutting $1.2 trillion from...
  • Congress MIA As Reckless Spending Cuts Loom

    Congress MIA As Reckless Spending Cuts Loom
    The way it was supposed to work, Congress would find the automatic, across-the-board budget cuts that are set to go into effect March 1 so unappealing, so damaging, that Republicans and Democrats would come together and fashion a deficit-reduction plan in...
  • Blame game rages on over looming sequester

    Blame game rages on over looming sequester
    We are just days away from a cataclysm of biblical proportions. The cuts foretold in the Budget Control Act of 2011 are young as far as prophecies go, but apparently they are every bit as terrifying as rivers of blood and plagues of locusts. Any day now...
  • Sequester may result in delays at busiest U.S. airports

    Sequester may result in delays at busiest U.S. airports
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. air travel system faces widespread disruptions if automatic government spending cuts go into effect on Friday, Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood said on Feb. 22 in an effort to pressure congressional lawmakers to delay...
  • Wrong to blame GOP for showdown

    Wrong to blame GOP for showdown
    What a joke your editorial regarding pending federal budget cuts is ("The GOP sequester," Feb. 22). Do you not research information anymore, or do you just call up some liberal Democrats for advice? Maybe you're just blind and believe anything that...
  • Sequester is not just GOP's fault

    Sequester is not just GOP's fault
    It is nice to know that The Sun has received the White House talking points on the sequester and written an editorial based on them, as I expect nothing less from you ("The GOP sequester," Feb. 22). Blame can be attached to both sides. The Democrats and...
  • White House warns of education, defense cuts in Md.

    White House warns of education, defense cuts in Md.
    WASHINGTON -- Maryland would lose $14.4 million in federal education funding, roughly 46,000 Department of Defense employees would be furloughed and 2,050 fewer children would receive vaccines if looming across-the-board spending cuts are allowed to...
  • Federal cuts could close Lynchburg airport tower

    Federal cuts could close Lynchburg airport tower
    Federal spending cuts could impact service at one hometown airport. If Congress fails to take action on what's known as the "sequester," the control tower at Lynchburg Regional Airport will close.  As many as five people could lose their jobs....
  • Sequester's Looming Meat Ax Coming At Connecticut

    Sequester's Looming Meat Ax Coming At Connecticut
    Deficit-hawk Republicans say the $85 billion across-the-board budget cuts that begin Friday under the sequester banner, unless Congress regains its senses, won't make much of an impact on a $3.5 trillion budget. They're wrong. It could cost thousands,...