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Budget Control Act of 2011

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  • 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....
  • 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...
  • FAA delays closure of air traffic control towers, including five in Maryland

    FAA delays closure of air traffic control towers, including five in Maryland
    The Federal Aviation Administration announced Friday afternoon that it will delay the closure of all 149 federal contract air traffic control towers — including five in Maryland — until June 15. The announcement came just two days before the...
  • What hiring freeze? Federal government continues to post job openings

    What hiring freeze? Federal government continues to post job openings
    While hundreds of thousands of federal workers brace for unpaid furloughs starting next month, Uncle Sam is still looking to hire. In one week alone this month, nearly 2,200 job listings available to the public were posted on USAJobs.gov, the federal...
  • Real tax reform would force both sides to do some heavy lifting

    Real tax reform would force both sides to do some heavy lifting
    Typical daily schedule for a member of the United States Congress: •8:30 a.m. — National Wind Energy Association: to discuss wind production tax credit. •10 a.m. — National Association of Manufacturers: to discuss accelerated...
  • Rep. Edwards talks government cuts at Montpelier Arts Center

    Rep. Edwards talks government cuts at Montpelier Arts Center
    Maryland District 4 Rep. Donna Edwards spoke to constituents Saturday at the Montpelier Arts Center in Laurel, addressing economic concerns and outlining her current priorities. Edwards, a Democrat who represents parts of Prince George's and...
  • Obama budget would have big impact in Md.

    Obama budget would have big impact in Md.
    Labor unions representing federal employees reacted angrily to the $3.8 trillion budget unveiled Wednesday by President Barack Obama, who proposed trimming $20 billion from federal retirement benefits — reopening a debate many Democrats felt had...
  • 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...
  • Obama's budget: A put up or shut up moment for the GOP

    Obama's budget: A put up or shut up moment for the GOP
    It's facile to say that if the extreme right and left of American politics dislike something, it must be a good idea, but in the case of President Barack Obama's budget proposal, it may be true. The president is taking one more stab at a "grand bargain"...
  • Cardin tells Howard officials sequestration is hurting small business

    Cardin tells Howard officials sequestration is hurting small business
    Sen. Ben Cardin joined local business leaders and elected officials Friday in Howard County for an informal town hall meeting to discuss the impact of sequestration and federal budget battles on the county's business community. "It is affecting our...
  • Cardin pledges to press for sequestration alternative in town hall meetings

    Cardin pledges to press for sequestration alternative in town hall meetings
    Sen. Ben Cardin lamented snowballing damage from federal budget cuts in town hall meetings with federal workers and small-business leaders Friday, pledging to work toward an alternative budget solution by October. But he acknowledged that achieving a...