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D.C. feels economic brunt of sequestration

If automatic federal spending cuts -- known as sequestration -- were going to pinch, perhaps it's no surprise that the federal city is saying "ouch!"

Wednesday - 09/04/2013, 04:29am EDT

Tags: Vincent Gray

Less traffic, Metro riders expected with federal furloughs

Commuting this week may seem more like the dog days of August when everybody is out of town on vacation.

Tuesday - 07/09/2013, 05:44am EDT

Tags: Metro, traffic, AAA Mid-Atlantic, furloughs, federal workers, Hank Silverberg

Budget woes may cancel classes at Naval Academy

U.S. Naval Academy officials say federal budget cuts could lead to canceled classes.

Friday - 06/28/2013, 07:16am EDT

Tags: U.S. Naval Academy, U.S. News and World Report,

Vets fume over Walter Reed furloughs

First air traffic controllers. Then the Capital Police. Now staffers at Walter Reed are getting furlough notices and that has one veterans groups fuming that care could suffer for injured troops returning from Afghanistan.

Friday - 05/31/2013, 08:54pm EDT

Tags: Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Afghanistan War, Iraq War, Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America


Diminished police presence for holiday weekend

Even as thousands flock to the D.C. area to observe Memorial Day, police presence in the region is being scaled back: Sequester cuts are forcing furloughs in the U.S. Park Police and other agencies.

Thursday - 05/23/2013, 02:34pm EDT

Tags: Nick Iannelli, Eleanor Holmes Norton, Park Police, sequester,


Ocean City Air Show is on - without Blue Angels

While the Blue Angels have canceled all shows in light of sequestration, the Ocean City Air Show will happen as scheduled.

Tuesday - 05/21/2013, 03:37am EDT

Tags: Blue Angels, ocean city air show, Michelle Basch, Ocean City, vacation

Warner: FAA deal a mixed bag

Virginia Sen. Mark Warner says a piecemeal approach to the sequester isn't going to help lawmakers agree to a grand deal that would address the nation's budget problems.

Friday - 04/26/2013, 03:34pm EDT

Tags: Mark Warner, FAA, NewsChannel 8

Well-known economist backs off dire prediction about sequestration

Stephen Fuller, director of the Center for Regional Analysis at George Mason University, says the region's economy is still growing, housing prices are up and the unemployment rate is still low.

Thursday - 03/28/2013, 05:14am EDT

Tags: Stephen Fuller, Hank Silverberg

Report: Private sector compensates for lost federal jobs

Sequestration has spurred a lot of grim conversation about federal job loss.

Monday - 03/11/2013, 09:30am EDT

Tags: Nick Iannelli, jobs, private sector, Montgomery County

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