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  • Social Security Administration will avoid furloughs, union says

    Social Security Administration will avoid furloughs, union says
    WASHINGTON -- Officials at the Woodlawn-based Social Security Administration informed employees they do not anticipate furloughs when across-the-board federal budget cuts go into effect, the union that represents many of those workers said Thursday. The...
  • Md. lawmakers say budget cuts could harm BWI

    Md. lawmakers say budget cuts could harm BWI
    With the BWI Marshall Airport terminal as a backdrop, Democratic members of Maryland's congressional delegation took turns Friday bashing mandatory federal budget cuts they said could harm not only air travel but local businesses that rely on passenger...
  • Fiscal crisis ahead is self inflicted [Commentary]

    Drawing parallels between government spending policy and household finances has its perils. There's an extraordinary difference in scale, for one thing. And there's the matter that people will often argue against government debt on the grounds that debt...
  • Letter from Hopkins executives outlines impact of federal budget cuts

    Letter from Hopkins executives outlines impact of federal budget cuts
    The Johns Hopkins Hospital and Health System leadership sent this letter today outlining how much federal budget cuts will cost the medical system.   From: Paul B. Rothman and Ronald R. Peterson [mailto:jhmedexec@jhmi.edu]  Sent: Friday, March 01,...
  • Some in Laurel facing sequestration with optimism, others brace for trickle-down effect

    When Congress and the White House failed to make a deal on budget cuts March 1, sequestration went into effect, requiring federal agencies to identify $85 billion in required cuts. The looming reductions, which will be spread across agencies —...
  • Lawmakers look past cuts to next budget battle

    Lawmakers look past cuts to next budget battle
    Days after the Obama administration threatened widespread furloughs of government employees, one of Maryland's largest federal agencies, the Social Security Administration, said it might shoulder across-the-board spending cuts without sending any of its...
  • Costa Mesa court cases moving to Westminster

    Criminal and traffic cases from Costa Mesa will soon be heard in Westminster court, officials said Tuesday. Newport Beach's Harbor Justice Center will handle Costa Mesa misdemeanor and felony cases filed before March 18. The West Justice Center, at...
  • Dow is up: Happy days here again?

    Dow is up: Happy days here again?
    Economist John Kenneth Galbraith once observed that there are two kinds of market forecasters, those who don't know and those who don't know they don't know. That is well illustrated by the current disconnect between Wall Street and Main Street, as the...
  • FAA to close 238 air traffic control towers [Updated]

    FAA to close 238 air traffic control towers [Updated]
    Twenty-three air traffic control towers in California are among more than 200 nationwide scheduled to close April 7 as the Federal Aviation Administration begins imposing $600 million in federal budget cuts. It was unknown which traffic control towers...
  • Md. to receive $45.6M for homeless services

    Md. to receive $45.6M for homeless services
    Maryland will receive $45.6 million from the Obama administration for housing and local services for the homeless, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced Wednesday. The Continuum of Care grants will be used to renew support for...
  • Obama touts new energy trust at Argonne National Laboratory

     Obama touts new energy trust at Argonne National Laboratory
    With Washington in political gridlock over spending, President Barack Obama traveled Friday to Argonne National Laboratory to announce an energy proposal that would secure money for advanced vehicles by diverting federal revenue from offshore oil and...