Nonprofit groups in the Washington area say automatic budget cuts from Congress will likely slash services for low-income families, seniors and people with disabilities.
President Barack Obama met with congressional leaders at the White House to try to agree on a deal that would halt automatic federal budget cuts. But now both sides are saying there will be no deal.
Washington’s Metro transit system stands to lose $22 million over the next six months because of looming federal budget cuts.
Massive across the board government spending cuts are set to go into effect in just three days.
Maryland is in the direct line of fire for automatic federal cuts scheduled to take effect Friday.
This spring, nearly 27,820 civilian Department of Defense workers at Fort George G. Meade, where Rothstein is garrison commander, will shift to a four-day work week and a 20 percent cut in pay.
The University of the District of Columbia wants $4 million from the city to help it pay for the severance packages of dozens of professors and staff members it wants to lay off.
Ford recently announced it is planning to shut its assembly plant in Belgium, which employs as many as 9,300 workers.
The federal budget sequester could reduce Maryland’s wage and salary base by about $2.5 billion and cut more than 12,600 jobs in a state that has more than double the number of federal jobs than the national average, according to a memo by state budget officials.
Harbaugh: “There are a lot of guys that have an opportunity right now that are on the bubble to make this team. So, we’ve got decisions to make here and for other teams to take a look at. So, they’ve earned that, they deserve that, and that’s what we’ll do.”
The Alzheimer’s Association says it will close its Hagerstown office next month in an effort to save money amid a tough economy.
Here is my projected opening day 53 man roster for the Baltimore Ravens.