Some Maryland lawmakers are using Thanksgiving holiday week to turn attention to proposed cuts in the nation’s food stamp program.
A day without pay, the first of 11 through September, comes next week for more than 650,000 people who hold civilian jobs with the Defense Department. Officials worry that the Pentagon will be hit even harder by layoffs in 2014 if automatic budget cuts continue as planned.
Budget cuts from Congress are forcing some Meals on Wheels providers to slash programs for seniors or shut down completely.
The Maryland Hospital Association is urging a state commission to spare hospitals from a two percent Medicare cut that is part of federal budget reductions.
Deep budget cuts in Washington are grounding the military’s Blue Angels and Thunderbirds.
The National Archives is reducing its public operating hours at two facilities in the Washington area due to automatic federal budget cuts taking effect.
Maryland lawmakers now have a better picture of how the federal spending cuts signed by President Obama will affect Marylanders.
One week and counting until automatic spending cuts known as the sequester kick in. Unless Congress comes up with a compromise, jobs and services we all count on could be in jeopardy.
Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia are among the most vulnerable to looming federal budget cuts in defense as well as nondefense spending, according to a report released Monday by Wells Fargo Securities.
Looming budget cuts to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) could drastically impact airline travel in our region. Lawmakers have the power to lessen the blow but they are running out of time.
Officials at Joint Base Andrews near Washington say budget cuts are forcing them to turn a popular air show into a biennial instead of an annual event.
There’s no word yet on whether the General Assembly will come back in a special session to resolve budget issues, but there are plenty of opinions both ways.