Sequester Watch, #5

May 22nd, 2013 at 11:18 am

Around here at OTE we do not accept sequestration as “the new normal.”  Thus, we continue to track its impacts.

A Look Inside a Head Start Classroom — And How Sequestration is Keeping Kids Out
May 20, 2013
By William Callahan
Reston Patch (VA)
http://reston.patch.com/articles/a-look-inside-a-head-start-classroom-and-how-sequestration-is-keeping-kids-out-b94baaa0

Sequestration Forces Indian Land, Military Base Schools To Make Drastic Cuts
May 20, 2013
By Amanda Terkel
Huffington Post
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/05/20/sequestration-indian-schools_n_3294392.html

Anyone regret slashing National Weather Service budget now?
May 21, 2013
By David Sirota
Salon
http://www.salon.com/2013/05/21/how_are_we_cutting_the_weather_service_now/

NOAA still planning to furlough storm forecasters
May 21, 2013
By Scott Wong
Politico
http://www.politico.com/story/2013/05/noaa-still-planning-to-furlough-storm-forecasters-91703.html

Oklahoma Tornado Fallout: The Sequester Cut Disaster Assistance and Weather-Warning Funds
May 21, 2013
By MATT VASILOGAMBROS
The Atlantic
http://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2013/05/oklahoma-tornado-fallout-the-sequester-cut-disaster-assistance-and-weather-warning-funds/276085/

Sequester’s 5% Cut Rolls Through Biomedical Labs
May 21, 2013
By Jocelyn Kaiser
Science Insider
http://news.sciencemag.org/scienceinsider/2013/05/sequesters-5-cut-rolls-through-b.html

Fleet Week canceled as Navy cites sequester
May 21, 2013
By Cheryl Chumpley
The Washington Times
http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2013/may/21/fleet-week-canceled-navy-cites-sequester/

Sequester hits Grand County schools, Rocky Mountain National Park
May 21, 2013
By Reid Tulley
Sky High Daily News (CO)
http://www.skyhidailynews.com/news/6607766-113/programs-park-cuts-sequester

Memorial Day Travel Could Drop Due to Gas Prices, Sequester Furloughs
May 21, 2013
By Joshua Axelrod and Megan McGrath
NBC 4 News (DC)
http://www.nbcwashington.com/news/local/Memorial-Day-Travel-Could-Drop-Due-to-Gas-Prices-Sequester-Furloughs-208386271.html

Sequestration Weakens Inspectors General, Making It Harder To Detect Waste And Fraud
May 21, 2013
By Amanda Terkel
Huffington Post
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/05/21/sequestration-inspector-general_n_3307747.html

Sequestration is imperiling scientific research — and economic growth
May 21, 2013
By James Kakalios
Minn Post
http://www.minnpost.com/community-voices/2013/05/sequestration-imperiling-scientific-research-and-economic-growth

Sequestration affects quality of life on bases
May 21, 2013
By Brian Everstine
Air Force Times
http://www.airforcetimes.com/article/20130521/NEWS/305210019/Sequestration-affects-quality-life-bases

Sequestration hits Kansas: 6,000 military workers will be furloughed
May 21, 2013
Kansas City Business Journal
http://www.bizjournals.com/kansascity/blog/morning_call/2013/05/sequestration-hits-kansas-6000.html

Military Not Created Equal Under Sequestration
May 21, 2013
By Paul Shinkman
US News & World Report
http://www.usnews.com/news/articles/2013/05/21/military-not-created-equal-under-sequestration

Meals on Wheels program may see sequester cuts
May 22, 2013
By Sara Feijo
Dedham Transcript (MA)
http://www.dailynewstranscript.com/news/x776190264/Meals-on-Wheels-program-may-see-sequester-cuts#axzz2U1fmpiLC

HUD offices closed nationwide Friday because of sequester
May 22, 2013
By News-Herald Staff
News-Herald (OH)
http://news-herald.com/articles/2013/05/22/news/doc519c4930a7876471535189.txt

Sequestration hits Memorial Day events nationwide
May 22, 2013
CBS 21 News (PA)
http://www.whptv.com/news/local/story/Sequestration-hits-Memorial-Day-events-nationwide/MG-ga4VKGkuSXH7LgXfLog.cspx
 

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