Unkindest cuts: How is the sequester hurting YOU?
Members of the American Federation of Government Employees(AFGE) gather during a rally on outside the Department of Labor on March 20, 2013 in Washington, DC. The demonstrators gathered to protest the effects of the government sequester. (AFP PHOTO/Brendan SMIALOWS)
Congress speedily agreed to forgo furloughs for air traffic controllers last week after thousands of flights were delayed due to budget cuts following the sequester. But now lawmakers are coming under scrutiny for leaving the less visible, poorer constituents and organizations that represent them behind. Continue reading “Unkindest cuts: How is the sequester hurting YOU?”