The Threat of Sequestration
November 6, 2014 Union leaders are worried about pay and benefits under Republican control.
October 3, 2014 Independent review likely will focus on White House safety and agency culture, not money.
August 15, 2014 The 2014 budget remains sufficient to avoid across-the-board reductions before the fiscal year ends.
August 15, 2014 The state faces a $2.4 billion shortfall; governor blames sequestration.
August 14, 2014 Tens of thousands of employees challenged their loss of work (and income) during sequestration; a few were successful.
June 17, 2014 Officials at three sites tell watchdog the mandatory unpaid leave created rifts within the workforce.
May 29, 2014 Watchdog details impacts including larger elementary school classrooms and less-frequent health facility inspections.
February 4, 2014 Employees at EPA and BBG can apply to receive up to $25,000 to leave service.
January 15, 2014 Some agencies still would be hurt by sequestration under the omnibus, despite partial repeal of automatic cuts.
December 17, 2013 Survey shows two-thirds of 220 firms were adversely affected.
December 10, 2013 61 percent of those surveyed would undo all or some of the automatic budget cuts.
December 4, 2013 Furloughs, hiring freeze will prevent FBI from properly conducting its mission, group says.
December 3, 2013 House Republicans pitch less generous retirement packages to offset national security side of sequestration.
November 26, 2013 New progressive plan would count debt reduction from fiscal cliff deal toward sequester goals.
November 22, 2013 One-time fixes that lessened the blow in 2013 are no longer available.
November 14, 2013 Hale recounts how spending strategies are formed, then tossed.
November 1, 2013 Free to speak on final day, CFTC enforcement director calls agency 'absolutely undersized.'
October 24, 2013 Squadron of stunt pilots will be operating its full tour schedule this year, Navy announces.
October 22, 2013 The government has shed 87,000 jobs in the last 12 months.
October 10, 2013 Nearly three in four Americans have seen no impact.
October 8, 2013 Survey shows clash of diminished resources and expanded reporting requirements.
September 30, 2013 A potential government shutdown will hit many of the same workers as sequestration with unpaid leave.
September 26, 2013 Mabus warns industry group that ships are sailing less, pilots flying less.
September 19, 2013 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, 2013 Budget cuts without planning risk loss of vital contractor capability.
September 17, 2013 Convicted felons received unauthorized installation access, audit finds.
September 17, 2013 President asks moderates to help pass a budget compromise and debt-ceiling increase.
September 13, 2013 Lawmakers advise the Defense secretary to review all options before slashing the headquarters workforce by 20 percent.
September 13, 2013 Congress faces battles over appropriations, the debt ceiling and round two of the sequester.
September 13, 2013 New director has vowed to raise awareness of sequestration’s impact.
September 13, 2013 Short-term FAA funding cuts put long-term airport improvements at risk.
September 12, 2013 Automatic cuts' effect on intelligence-gathering won’t be obvious right away, Clapper warns.
September 12, 2013 Senators and experts play the blame game ahead of looming budget talks.
September 12, 2013 A potential government shutdown and national default hang in the balance.
September 11, 2013 Smart staffing can boost efficiency and morale in a tight budget landscape.
September 11, 2013 House members voice privacy concerns in move toward interagency records sharing.
September 11, 2013 MSPB begins to consolidate and adjudicate record number of appeals.
September 9, 2013 $11 million cut in auditing budget cost $74 million in excess contractor payments, DCAA says.
September 5, 2013 Republicans say we're starving the military of necessary funds; others are less convinced.
August 29, 2013 Think tank blasts cuts that force OSHA to reduce health inspections.