Budget Cuts

Education Advocates Criticize Federal Budget Cuts For Head StartAdvocates say more than 2,000 young children in Massachusetts will not be going back to school next week because federal budget cuts have reduced the number of slots available in the Head Start program.
Warren: 'Sequester Is About Hurting People'Congress and the White House have just four days to stop $85 billion in automatic spending cuts, known as the sequester.
Federal Budget Cuts Could Hit MA Schools HardThe White House says Massachusetts could lose tens of millions of dollars for education, environmental protection, and child care if automatic federal budget cuts take effect as scheduled.
ITeam: State Police Auto Theft Task Force To Be Shut DownA Massachusetts State Police task force that hunts down hot wheels, like a pricey Bentley that was stolen thousands of miles away may soon be history, the I-Team has learned.
Top Mass. Lawmakers Handing Out Raises To StaffersMassachusetts' two top lawmakers are handing out raises to hundreds of staffers even as the state faces declining revenues that could force budget cuts.
Keller @ Large: Warren At Odds With Kerry Over Budget CutsAs Washington struggles to come up with a plan to fix the national budget, is Elizabeth Warren in sync with John Kerry on what to do about it? Jon Keller is at large.
Get Ready For Cuts In Federal Home Heating AidWith Congress expected to gut a federal home heating aid program and fall just beginning, New England states are preparing to reduce benefits or the number of households receiving help.
MBTA’s Evening, Weekend Service Face Possible CutsThe MBTA could be making some major financial changes in the next few years.
Mass. Could Be Hit Hard By Future Budget CutsJay Gonzalez, the state's budget chief says he is relieved with the action taken in Washington, but uncertain about what is ahead.
Keller @ Large: Beacon Hill: Do You Really Care?A question for the powers-that-be. Do you really care enough about the people who really need our tax dollars to make sure every last one of them goes where it should?
Keller @ Large: AFL-CIO President Talks Local Health Care VoteBeacon Hill lawmakers have approved a controversial measure that gives local communities more control over health care costs.
Mass. House Passes $30 Billion Budget That Slashes Medicaid FundingThe Massachusetts House has approved a $30.4 billion spending plan for the fiscal year that begins July 1.
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