Budget Cuts

Game and Fish Taking Public Comment on Proposed Budget Cuts
Wyoming Game and Fish is taking public comment on several proposed budget cuts the agency plans to implement over the next few years. Game and Fish trimmed about $4.6 million from its budget for the 2014 fiscal year. The agency is planning to reduce funds for habitat improvement, land acquisition fo…
More Cuts To Wyoming Game & Fish?
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming Game and Fish Department Director Scott Talbott says the agency faces another round of budget cuts unless lawmakers increase its funding. Talbott told a legislative committee Wednesday that the agency will have to slash $1.5 million to $2 million from its fiscal …
Budget Cuts Border Security, Immigrant Detention
PHOENIX (AP) — Hundreds of illegal immigrants have been released by the Obama administration due to budget pressures. Officials have also scaled back border agent hours, drug patrols and staffing at border crossings — all during the peak illegal border-crossing season. While prompted b…
Budget Cuts Hurt Trade Policy, Official Says
WASHINGTON (AP) — The administration’s top trade official says budget cuts are making it more difficult to negotiate new trade deals and enforce existing ones. Demetrios Marantis, the acting U.S. Trade Representative, told the Senate Finance Committee that automatic cuts that went into…
Budget Cuts Could Hit Needy College Students
WASHINGTON (AP) — A coalition of universities and college professionals is asserting the automatic budget cuts could end up costing some students hundreds of dollars a year. The 77-member Student Aid Alliance says the cost could total as much as $876 a year in new fees, fewer work-study hours…

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