An Old Dominion University economic forecast says the Hampton Roads region stands to lose more than 12,000 jobs this year due to automatic spending cuts in the federal budget.
Obama to put off start for automatic cuts to as close to midnight Friday as possible
With no deal yet to stop automatic, federal budget cuts, the threat of unpaid leave looms for federal workers.
Sequester won't delay tax refunds; IRS won't furlough employees until after filing season
FDA Commissioner Hamburg says budget cuts mean fewer inspections, less safe food
Rep. Rob Wittman, R-Va.
Candy Crowley, CNN's chief political correspondent
David Gregory, moderator, Meet the Press
Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va.
John Dickerson, CBS political director
Cuts coming: With time short, Senate scuttles rival plans to head off the automatic reductions
As economic policy goes, experts say, the automatic spending cuts that kick in Friday are - to use a technical term - bone-headed.
Planes at Frederick County's airport could be grounded under sequestration and some people could lose their jobs.
March 1 is the sequestration deadline. Does anyone benefit?
A Rockville continuing care retirement community that depends on state aid to assist senior patients with rehabilitation care says it's concerned the impending sequestration
Paul Brandus, White House Correspondent with "West Wing Reports"
WTOP's Sprawl and Crawl reporter Ari Ashe
Manu Raju, Senior Congressional Reporter for POLITICO
Metro could lose millions in federal grants used to make repairs and improvements if the sequester takes effect. Fare revenue is also likely to drop as fewer federal employees take Metro to work.
D.C. Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton is prepared to show solidarity with government workers who might feel the pinch of sequestration.