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Pentagon sends letter to O'Malley detailing budget cuts, furloughs

The Pentagon has sent Gov. Martin O'Malley a letter on the impact of automatic federal budget cuts, including cuts at Fort Meade and Andrews Air Force Base.

Friday - 03/01/2013, 07:57pm EST

Tags: Martin OMalley, pentagon, Fort Meade

Feds face threat of unpaid leave, but it's not like 17 years ago

With no deal yet to stop automatic, federal budget cuts, the threat of unpaid leave looms for federal workers.

Friday - 03/01/2013, 12:45pm EST

Tags: Mike Causey,


IRS spares tax refunds by delaying furloughs

Friday - 03/01/2013, 12:31pm EST

Tags: IRS

A sturdier US economy can withstand budget cuts

As economic policy goes, experts say, the automatic spending cuts that kick in Friday are - to use a technical term - bone-headed.

Friday - 03/01/2013, 05:59am EST


Frederick airport braces for sequestration (VIDEO)

Planes at Frederick County's airport could be grounded under sequestration and some people could lose their jobs.

Friday - 03/01/2013, 03:57am EST

Tags: Frederick,

Who benefits if sequestration happens? (VIDEO)

March 1 is the sequestration deadline. Does anyone benefit?

Friday - 03/01/2013, 03:55am EST


Sequestration may affect continuing care retirement communities (VIDEO)

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

Friday - 03/01/2013, 03:54am EST

Tags: Rockville

Metro to lose millions from sequestration

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.

Thursday - 02/28/2013, 08:55pm EST

Tags: Metro, federal grants, federal workers,

How to fix U.S. debt without hurting fragile economy

An ax is scheduled to hit the federal budget Friday: Unless the White House and Congress reach a budget deal by then, automatic cuts will carve $85 billion from authorized spending through Sept. 30 and $1.2 trillion over the next decade.

Thursday - 02/28/2013, 06:07am EST


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