Content Tagged As federal_budget_cuts

1 year 9 months ago

Sequestration protest outside of Rep. Lamborn's office

Across the country Wednesday people rallied, upset with federal budget cuts. "Repeal sequestration! Repeal sequestration!" a group in Colorado Springs chanted outside of Congressman Doug Lamborn's office. Several of the protestors were government employees of various forms. They say they'll face big problems if the cuts and furloughs continue....

3 years 4 weeks ago

Local jobs at stake in budget stalemate

Thousands of local jobs are in jeopardy after the Congressional "Supercommittee" failed to agree on spending cuts. The stalemate triggered $1 trillion in automatic cuts to Medicare and defense spending. Economist Fred Crowley of Southern Colorado Economic Forum says any cuts in defense spending will have a direct, negative...

3 years 4 months ago

Budget cuts may hit weather satellites

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - Weather forecasters in the United States may be forced to rely on European satellites for some of their weather information because of federal budget cuts. University of Oklahoma professor Berrien Moore says only four satellites supply data for weather forecasts, and that number could drop to...

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