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Sequestration Impact

Sam Stein

Wyoming Courthouse May Be Sold Because Of Budget Cuts

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 09.23.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- To adjust to tightening budgets in the federal judicial system, lawyers have been furloughed, investigators fired, travel budgets slashe...

Sam Stein

How Sequestration Is Gutting The Public Defender System

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 07.26.2013 | Politics

It's roughly 164 miles from Lubbock, Texas, to Abilene; not the furthest drive you can do in the Lone Star State but still a bit of a haul. On a good ...

Sam Stein

Can't Stop Cancer Clinic Sequester Cuts, Obama Administration Says

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 06.06.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The federal government does not have the power to stop federal budget sequestration cuts to cancer treatments for certain Medicare patie...

EU Faces the Music: Congress Fiddles

Martha Burk | Posted 07.30.2013 | Politics
Martha Burk

Is speedier air travel more important than lunch for senior citizens or early childhood education for pre-schoolers? How about cancer research, heating assistance, police protection, or special education? All have lost funding to the sequester.

Nearly 4 In 10 Americans Impacted By Big Cuts

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 05.24.2013 | Politics

Nearly 4 in 10 Americans have felt the pain of automatic spending cuts, according to a poll released Friday by ABC News and The Washington Post. Mo...

Sam Stein

Sequestration Hits Blind Workers

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 04.12.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In one of the more dramatic examples of budget cuts affecting the most vulnerable in society, non-profit groups that employ the visually...

Sam Stein

Sequestration Forces Cancer Patients To Travel Thousands Of Miles For Treatment

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 04.09.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Some cancer patients enrolled in clinical trials in rural areas will have to travel thousands of miles to continue their treatments as a...

Ryan J. Reilly

Public Defender Fires Himself To Limit Sequestration's Impact

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 04.08.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As he looked over his office's budget sheets alongside his administrative assistant, Steve Nolder, the director of the public defender's...

Jason Linkins

Politico Articles On Sequestration Effects Ignore Actual Impact On Public

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 03.29.2013 | Politics

One thing that's important to understand is that sequestration is doing exactly what it was designed to do -- slowly grind away at the basic services ...

Sam Stein

Sequestration Guts Program For Low-Income Children

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 03.21.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Citing budget cuts caused by sequestration, a Head Start program near Fayetteville, Ark., has decided to take the dramatic step of closi...

12 Ways Sequestration Will Be Felt In Chicago, Statewide

Posted 03.01.2013 | Chicago

With $85 billion in across-the-board, automatic federal funding cuts going into effect beginning later Friday thanks to the budget sequestration in Wa...