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Sequester’s toll on summer tourism

A Post graphic focuses on cuts at large national parks, as well as D.C. monuments and museums.

Post-ABC poll: Most Americans still disapprove of sequester

Polling data shows that 56 percent of Americans disapprove of the government-wide spending cuts.

  • Josh Hicks and Scott Clement
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  • May 24, 2013

Furlough Days: Where do things stand?

Which agencies have placed employees on unpaid leave? How many reduced their furlough days?

OPM cuts overtime and call-center hours for pension claims

The Office of Personnel Management cut overtime for workers handling pension claims, an area where the agency has struggled to keep up in recent years.

Threat of sequester furloughs diminishing or gone for some agencies

The spending bill Congress approved last month has allowed some agencies to eliminate or reduce the number of days they expect to furlough employees under the sequester.

Senators propose bipartisan bill to end FAA’s controller furloughs

The legislation would allow the FAA to shift funds between accounts to end the furloughs that started Monday for air-traffic controllers.

Park Police furloughs begin as agency steps up visibility

Furloughs for U.S. Park Police employees began Sunday. The agency increased its presence at parks in response to the Boston Marathon bombings last week.

IRS sets five specific furlough dates

The agency's acting commissioner sent a memo informing employees of five dates for sequester furloughs.

National Weather Service and NOAA propose furloughs

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on Monday proposed furloughing employees across the agency for four days.

Pentagon officials consider trimming sequester furloughs

Pentagon officials are trying to eliminate some or all furloughs that the Defense Department initially expected as a result of recent government-wide spending cuts, the AP reports.

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