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Health Care Company Files For Bankruptcy, Blames Gov't Cuts

Reuters | Posted 07.30.2013 | Business

By Tom Hals May 30 (Reuters) - Sound Shore Health System Inc of suburban New York City filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, blaming gover...

Congressional Brinksmanship Continues As Cuts Hit Home

AP | NICHOLAS RICCARDI | Posted 03.03.2013 | Politics

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- Three budget crises ago, in early 2011, Republicans and President Barack Obama faced off over raising the debt ceiling &nda...

He Laid Off His Son Because Of The Fiscal Cliff

The Huffington Post | Nate C. Hindman | Posted 12.05.2012 | Small Business

Federal cuts looming on the other side of the fiscal cliff forced Mickey Boyers, president of Virginia-based UHP Projects, a small business that clean...

'Robosquirrel' Cutest Example Of Rampant Government Waste

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 10.17.2012 | Business

We all know that the idea of a “robosquirrel” built to hang out with rattlesnakes sounds really cool. But does it have to be funded with taxpayer ...

Feds Admit They're Not Growing Economy

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 03.05.2012 | Business

The government is the second largest component of the U.S. economy, making up one-fifth of all economic activity. But federal, state and local gov...

Debt Ceiling Deal Could Mean Problems For States

AP | SUSAN HAIGH and DINESH RAMDE | Posted 09.30.2011 | Politics

HARTFORD, Conn. — The cost of the compromise needed to raise the federal debt ceiling likely will inflict more fiscal pain on states still strug...

Report Warns Against Slashing Intelligence Budget

AP | KIMBERLY DOZIER | Posted 07.24.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — With America's top terror target eliminated, the nation's intelligence agencies fear they will look like a fat target for budget cu...