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Budget Control Act of 2011

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  • 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,...
  • Md. military bases brace for reductions

    Md. military bases brace for reductions
    Midshipmen at the Naval Academy could spend less time training at sea, some gates into Fort Meade could be shut down and routine maintenance at military installations across the state could be delayed under federal budget cuts set to begin Friday....
  • Shipyard parent Huntington Ingalls exceeds financial expectations in 4th quarter

    Shipyard parent Huntington Ingalls exceeds financial expectations in 4th quarter
    Huntington Ingalls Industries finished 2012 ahead of Wall Street analysts’ expectations, as it nears completion of several of its less profitable Gulf Coast shipbuilding contracts. The company on Wednesday reported sales revenues of $1.82 billion,...
  • Courtney: Compromise To Avert Sequestration Cuts

    Unless Congress crafts a bipartisan compromise by Friday, the Budget Control Act of 2011 will sequester — or cancel — $85 billion of spending planned for the rest of this year. The cuts would be mindlessly spread across all federal agencies,...
  • Obama: Sequestration demands a compromise

    Obama: Sequestration demands a compromise
    President Barack Obama made a late appeal for compromise to stave off across-the-board cuts Tuesday in a speech at Newport News Shipbuilding. He called sequestration – the budgetary term for the cuts – an ugly word, and an even uglier...
  • What is sequestration?

    What is sequestration?
    Deep U.S. budget cuts are due to kick in Friday unless Congress acts to stop them, which is unlikely. The $85 billion in across-the-board cuts, mandated by a 2011 deficit reduction law, apply in equal measure to defense and non-defense spending. The...
  • What is sequestration?

    What is sequestration?
    Deep U.S. budget cuts are due to kick in Friday unless Congress acts to stop them, which is unlikely. The $85 billion in across-the-board cuts, mandated by a 2011 deficit reduction law, apply in equal measure to defense and non-defense spending....
  • Sequester madness

    Sequester madness
    Nothing short of a miracle — or a sudden onset of rational behavior inside the Capital Beltway — is going to prevent mandatory, across-the-board federal spending cuts from going in effect Friday. It's also clear the public sector workforce...
  • Md. schools concerned cuts will affect next school year

    Md. schools concerned cuts will affect next school year
    Federal education officials warned Wednesday of deep cuts to school systems such as Baltimore's if lawmakers fail to avert across-the-board spending reductions — leaving local schools uncertain how many teachers and programs they can retain next...
  • Should Congress stop the sequester?

    Should Congress stop the sequester?
    With a Friday deadline looming for the start of $1.2 trillion in automatic across-the-board spending cuts over the next decade, President Obama is ratcheting up the pressure on Congress to reach a deal with him to avoid the sequester. The president warned...
  • Pari-mutuel challenges: Economy, Seminoles -- and each other

    Pari-mutuel challenges: Economy, Seminoles -- and each other
    When slot machines began spinning at South Florida pari-mutuels back in 2006, some expected gobs of cash to roll in. And while the casinos are turning over healthy amounts to the state ($143 million in slot taxes last fiscal year), all agree that the...