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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
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.
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.
John McClain, senior fellow, George Mason University's Center for Regional Analysis
Hundreds of thousands of federal workers may be put on notice that they could be furloughed in the event of sequestration.
Let WTOP know your concerns about the automatic cuts.
The gridlock in Congress over finding a way to avoid sequestration could actually mean less gridlock on D.C.-area roads.