When the school year begins this fall at least 2,015 children in Massachusetts will not be able to get a seat in a Head Start classroom.
Advocates 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.
May 25, 2013 Sequestration cuts are causing havoc on programs which help our children across the nation. More than 70,000 children from poor families are being eliminated from the gold-standard Head Start program, which was […]
The FAA has been cutting back personnel for almost a year now and clearly, the sequester date was looming. A lot of things could have been done to prevent it, but they opted to do nothing. The White House, clearly bent on creating suffering among us, joined in the refusal to do something about it and in a matter of hours, tens of thousands of air travelers were stranded and were suffering. Four members of my family got caught in it.
The cuts will hit about 45,000 Massachusetts residents who currently receive the benefits.
Washington power players aren’t planning to talk about sequestration until Friday – that’s the day the cuts are expected to take place.
So, why is the sequester being hyped like it’s the poster boy for a creature double-feature?
Congress and the White House have just four days to stop $85 billion in automatic spending cuts, known as the sequester.
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.
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.