Sequester Watch, #2

April 29th, 2013 at 10:34 am

Week #2 wherein we collect reports of the sequester in action.  Just because Congress decided to cancel the highly visible impact of the FAA furloughs does not–repeat…does not–mean this foolishness is over.  It just means you have to look a little harder to see it.

Section 8 vouchers pulled back
April 18, 2013
By Mike Ferguson
Muscatine Journal (IA)
http://muscatinejournal.com/section-vouchers-pulled-back/article_59dde014-981b-5994-b7c9-c72bcf2c3b8a.html
 

Sequester to cost CMU $7 million
April 22, 2013
By Kris Mamula
Pittsburgh Business Times
http://www.bizjournals.com/pittsburgh/blog/the-pulse/2013/04/sequester-to-cost-cmu-7-million.html
 

Budget Cuts, Minus the Inconvenience
April 23, 2013
By THE EDITORIAL BOARD
The New York Times
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/24/opinion/budget-cuts-minus-the-inconvenience.html?_r=0
 

The Sequester Comes to an Airport Near You: What happens when Republicans are stuck on the tarmac?
April 23, 2013
BY JONATHAN COHN
The New Republic
http://www.newrepublic.com/article/113003/sequester-cuts-delays-flights-faa-begins-furloughs#
 

Sequester could hurt federal tax collections, IRS says
April 26, 2013
By Josh Hicks
The Washington Post: Federal Eye blog
http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/federal-eye/wp/2013/04/26/sequester-could-hurt-federal-tax-collections-irs-says/

 

Juvenile Justice and Youth Advocates See Impacts from Sequester, Brace for More
April 26, 2013
By: LISA PILNIK
Juvenile Justice Information Exchange
http://jjie.org/juvenile-justice-and-youth-advocates-see-impacts-from-sequester-brace-for-more/
 

Sequester pain gets only a Band-Aid
April 26, 2013
By Ruth Marcus
The Washington Post
http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/ruth-marcus-sequester-pain-gets-only-a-band-aid/2013/04/26/c10c5d70-ae9f-11e2-a986-eec837b1888b_story.html
 

Sequester cuts take effect for California unemployment benefits
April 28, 2013
ABC 7: KGO TV, San Francisco
http://abclocal.go.com/kgo/story?section=news/business&id=9082855
 

Government Spending Cuts Will Cost Local Businesses and Local Governments
April 28, 2013
By James Turnage
The Guardian Express
http://guardianlv.com/2013/04/government-spending-cuts-will-cost-local-businesses-and-local-governments/
 

At Pentagon, need for furloughs varies among services
April 28, 2013
By Steve Vogel
The Washington Post
http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/at-pentagon-need-for-furloughs-varies-among-services/2013/04/28/70ddf4fe-adef-11e2-a986-eec837b1888b_story.html
 

Dozens of air shows cancelled after military jets grounded due to sequester
April 29, 2013
Associated Press
http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/04/29/dozens-air-shows-cancel-without-military-jets-grounded-due-to-sequester/#ixzz2RrIwyU3O

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