Military Leaders Say Congress Must Stop Sequester
WASHINGTON (AP) — Members of the Joint Chiefs of Staff say the billions of dollars in defense budget cuts scheduled to begin at the end of the week will have a swift and severe impact on military readiness and they urged Congress to take fast action to stop the reductions. Testifying Tuesday …
National Park Cuts Detailed in Memo
Visitors to America's national parks will encounter fewer rangers, find locked restrooms and visitors centers, and see trashcans emptied less often if 5 percent across-the-board federal budget cuts are enacted.
Obama Warns Sequester Will Cause Job Losses
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is warning that “people will lose their jobs” if across-the-board budget cuts take effect as scheduled next week. Obama says the $85 billion in cuts — known as the sequester — are “severe” and says they won…