For many Americans, the impacts of sequestration have been hard to quantify past some added inconvenience at the airport. But NOAA’s plans to deal with sequestration could have an impact on weather forecasts and the National Hurricane Center.
The year’s Conch Republic Independence celebration continues, but mandatory federal budget cuts have kept the Coast Guard docked.
Federal budget cuts have scuttled the Coast Guard’s plans to take part in the annual Conch Republic celebration this year.
State economists are preparing new budget forecasts for how much money the state should collect in taxes over the next few years.
Miami Lakes’ town council met in emergency session Friday and unanimously condemned the federal government’s scheduled closure of the air traffic control tower at busy Opa-locka airport.
The mayor of Miami Lakes has called an emergency meeting of the Town Council for Friday to discuss what they can do about the closure of the tower at the Opa-locka airport.
At Opa-locka airport in North Miami-Dade, tenants waited years for a new control tower to replace the old, short, cramped one. Now that they have the new tower, they might not be able to continue using it.
Sequestration day has arrived in Washington, D.C. and by 11:59 Friday night, the White House will be forced to order across-the-board, indiscriminate budget cuts in European-style austerity that could plunge the United States back into recession.
Unless Congress comes to some sort of agreement by March 1st, a series of automatics cuts called sequester will go into effect that will cut services to children, seniors and those serving our country.
Hundreds of thousands of jobs across America, including many in the Sunshine State, hang in the balance as Congress refuses to consider any compromise deal to avert the cuts contained in the sequester.