The Threat of Sequestration
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.
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.