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Budget Cuts Impact Boarder Security And Immigrant Detention

posted on March 28, 2013 at 2:06 PM

While prompted by the nation's money woes, the changes also come amid the nation's shifting immigration policy. Full Story

Budget Battle Continues

posted on March 22, 2013 at 4:07 PM

 Budget Battle Continues
With the prospect of a government shutdown looming, the Senate approved legislation Wednesday to secure $85 billion in less-than-favored spending cuts intended to rein-in excessive federal deficits. Reworking the across-the-board cuts,... Full Story

Dow Hits Record High

posted on March 8, 2013 at 6:32 PM

Dow Hits Record High
On the heels of a sequester that could furlough federal employees and disrupt government services, the Dow on Tuesday of this week broke a record high that was set in 2007 by nearly ninety points. Full Story

Vilsack Defends Sequester Actions

posted on March 8, 2013 at 5:29 PM

Vilsack Defends Sequester Actions
Speaking before the House Committee on Agriculture this week, USDA chief Tom Vilsack was scheduled to address the state of the rural economy. But the sequester’s across-the-board cuts quickly dominated the testimony. Several USDA programs could... Full Story

Sequester Squabbles Overtake Washington

posted on March 1, 2013 at 5:10 PM

Sequester Squabbles Overtake Washington
While both sides of the aisle lamented the spending reductions the full impact of the cuts likely will be felt later rather than sooner. Half of the $85 billion will come out of the defense budget. The remaining amount is slated to come from... Full Story

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