In the Loop: sequester


Posted at 12:26 PM ET, 07/10/2013

Defense agency looks for ways to spend

Defense Information Systems Agency tries to ensure it’s not left with unspent money.

By Al Kamen  |  12:26 PM ET, 07/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Defense Information Systems Agency, Sequester, Spend, Furloughs, Sanna Sims, Kathleen Miller, Al Kamen, Emily Heil, In the Loop

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 04/25/2013

More Cabinet members cut pay as furloughs hit

An updated list of who’s donating and who’s not.

By Al Kamen  |  08:00 AM ET, 04/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  sequester, furloughs, Obama, cabinet, donate, Al Kamen, Emily Heil, In the Loop

Posted at 04:10 PM ET, 04/04/2013

Sequester Solidarity Stampede picks up steam

More Obama Cabinet members chipping in a chunk of their pay as sequester looms. But who’ll be last?

By Al Kamen  |  04:10 PM ET, 04/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  sequester, furlough, obama, cabinet, contributions, solidarity, Al Kamen, Emily Heil, In the Loop

Posted at 03:59 PM ET, 04/03/2013

Hagel, Obama cut their pay. Who’ll be the last Cabinet member?

Hagel’s was cut in solidarity with sequester pay cuts. Now that Obama’s done so, who’ll be the last cabinet member to jump in?

By Al Kamen  |  03:59 PM ET, 04/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chuck Hagel, voluntary pay cut, Obama, pay cut, sequester, furlough, federal workers, Al Kamen, Emily Heil, In the loop

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 03/14/2013

Government furloughs — time to get buff?

An area physical fitness promo targets furloughed employees, restaurants may also be offering discounts.

By Al Kamen  |  08:00 AM ET, 03/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Forecasts | Tags:  spending cuts, sequester, federal budget cuts, federal agency cuts, automatic spending cuts, cliff, sequester news, Al Kamen, Emily Heil, In the Loop

Posted at 01:40 PM ET, 03/08/2013

Sequester hits Interior Department campsites

BLM may need to close or reduce hours at campsites, delay grazing and drilling permits.

By Al Kamen  |  01:40 PM ET, 03/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  spending cuts, sequester, federal budget cuts, federal agency cuts, automatic spending cuts, budget deal, sequester news, BLM, Bureau of Land Management, campsites, permits, gatherings, furloughs, Al Kamen, Emily Heil, In the Loop

Posted at 04:40 PM ET, 02/27/2013

Boehner cuts House members’ greatest perk

Citing the impending sequester cuts to the federal budget, the Speaker canceled all House congressional delegation travel on military jets.

By Al Kamen  |  04:40 PM ET, 02/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  sequester, John Boehner, Boehner, congressional delegations, codels, cancel, trips, Al Kamen, Emily Heil, In the Loop