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Grand Prairie Fighting To Save Helicopter Jobs

Business leaders, workers and lawmakers are fighting to save some 100 Grand Prairie jobs that may fall victim to Pentagon budget cuts. American Eurcopter’s U.S. headquarters is located at the Grand Prairie Airport.

CBSDFW.COM–06/07/2013

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Sequester, Furloughs & DFW Airport Flight Delays

Delayed passengers at DFW Airport couldn’t blame Tuesday’s weather for their problems. Most of the flight delays were due to sequestration budget cuts, and air traffic controller furloughs.

CBSDFW.COM–04/23/2013

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13 Texas Airports Lose Money For Air Traffic Control

Thirteen small Texas airports will lose federal money for staffing air traffic control facilities as the Federal Aviation Administration works to trim hundreds of millions of dollars from its budget.

03/22/2013

Meals On Wheels

Meals On Wheels Cuts Possible Due To Sequester

Among other programs looking at across the board cuts, the federally-funded Meals on Wheels program could see a cut to services as the government sequester begins to take effect later this month.

03/03/2013

Dallas VA Hospital

North Texas Veteran Worried Sequester Will Hurt Medical Care

In the back and forth debate over the potential impact of the nation’s forced budget cuts, a Fort Worth soldier suddenly heard his own story being told in a Washington hearing room full of generals and congressmen.

CBS 11–03/01/2013

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Sequester Cuts Would Impact Some Child Care Costs

Automatic cuts in federal spending of $1.2 trillion over a ten year period is the overall view of what sequestration looks like. But those possible cuts are tied to hundreds of programs, agencies and entities that provide a variety of services.

02/26/2013

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North Texas Agencies Poised For Cuts, Cruz Blames President For Sequester

First, it was the fiscal cliff. Now, it’s the sequester: the across the board federal budget cuts that will go into effect March 1st unless Congress acts.

CBS 11–02/20/2013

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Opinion: Elections Have Consequences

The day after the voters spoke in our democracy, Republicans sought to set aside the results and focus on winning next time. It is not just a losing proposition for Republicans, it is a losing proposition for America.

11/09/2012

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Opinion: Four More Years Of Gridlock

Even the most liberal of Democrats must agree that Obama’s inability to get foes to work with him is severely impeding any progress this country.

11/08/2012