The Threat of Sequestration
3:30 PM ET Furloughs, hiring freeze will prevent FBI from properly conducting its mission, group says.
December 3 House Republicans pitch less generous retirement packages to offset national security side of sequestration.
November 26 New progressive plan would count debt reduction from fiscal cliff deal toward sequester goals.
November 22 One-time fixes that lessened the blow in 2013 are no longer available.
November 14 Hale recounts how spending strategies are formed, then tossed.
November 1 Free to speak on final day, CFTC enforcement director calls agency 'absolutely undersized.'
October 24 Squadron of stunt pilots will be operating its full tour schedule this year, Navy announces.
October 22 The government has shed 87,000 jobs in the last 12 months.
October 10 Nearly three in four Americans have seen no impact.
October 8 Survey shows clash of diminished resources and expanded reporting requirements.
September 30 A potential government shutdown will hit many of the same workers as sequestration with unpaid leave.
September 26 Mabus warns industry group that ships are sailing less, pilots flying less.
September 19 From national parks to medical research, cuts are undermining what makes America great. Yet Republicans seem set on shutting down the government or even default.
September 17 Budget cuts without planning risk loss of vital contractor capability.
September 17 Convicted felons received unauthorized installation access, audit finds.
September 17 President asks moderates to help pass a budget compromise and debt-ceiling increase.
September 13 Lawmakers advise the Defense secretary to review all options before slashing the headquarters workforce by 20 percent.
September 13 Congress faces battles over appropriations, the debt ceiling and round two of the sequester.
September 13 New director has vowed to raise awareness of sequestration’s impact.
September 13 Short-term FAA funding cuts put long-term airport improvements at risk.