The Threat of Sequestration
August 15 The 2014 budget remains sufficient to avoid across-the-board reductions before the fiscal year ends.
August 15 The state faces a $2.4 billion shortfall; governor blames sequestration.
August 14 Tens of thousands of employees challenged their loss of work (and income) during sequestration; a few were successful.
June 17 Officials at three sites tell watchdog the mandatory unpaid leave created rifts within the workforce.
May 29 Watchdog details impacts including larger elementary school classrooms and less-frequent health facility inspections.
February 4 Employees at EPA and BBG can apply to receive up to $25,000 to leave service.
January 15 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.