Federal Workers Could Face Furloughs

(CNN) — Federal workers could start facing furloughs as early as April, unless Congress steps in to stop automatic spending cuts. Those across-the-board cuts are set to kick in March 1. The so-called sequester would trim $1.2 trillion from federal budgets over a decade. Agencies would have to negotiate with unions and then give employees … Continue reading »

Congress Adjourns Until November

EUGENE, Ore. — U.S. Representative Peter DeFazio is upset and frustrated that Congress cut out early with what he says are too many unsolved issues on its plates. DeFazio says this Congress has produced one quarter as many bill enacted into law as Harry Truman’s “Do Nothing Congress”. He says there are huge issue left … Continue reading »