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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘sequester’

Pentagon Chops 5 Days off of Civilian Furloughs

The forced spending cut regimen of the sequester is starting to have effects, even if its impact on the bloated budget is minimal at best. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel said yesterday that the Pentagon will reduce the number of forced furlough days workers will take from 11 to six. The official memo written by Hagel reads, “Thanks to the …

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Obama: 5% of Salary to Be Given to the U.S. Treasury

The U.S. has been suffering from an economic lull for years now, and workers have been feeling the pinch. This year, congress delayed budget measures until the recent sequester resulted. That means that now even government employees will begin to be affected by the economic situation. If the government cuts laid out by the sequester are not covered in the …

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