Tue., April 2, 2013 6:34am
This month, the federal budget cuts known as sequestration take effect. U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., talked with GPB about sequestration and the prospects for a federal budget.
Wed., March 27, 2013 6:47pm
The Federal Aviation Administration has announced dates it plans to cut funding to 149 contract air traffic control towers — including five in Georgia.
Sat., March 23, 2013 2:02pm
The National Parks Service will begin asking Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area visitors to carry their own trash out of the park beginning in April. The move is a response to automatic federal spending cuts.
Fri., March 22, 2013 3:54pm
The Federal Aviation Administration has announced five Georgia airport traffic control towers are slated to close because of automatic spending cuts. Federal officials Friday released a list of 149 contract towers that will be impacted by the spending cuts
Mon., March 11, 2013 9:05am
Deep budget cuts in Washington mean military flight teams will likely be no-shows at air shows across the U.S. starting this spring, leaving dozens of host cities bracing for thinner crowds and lost tourism dollars. The flight teams are scheduled for at least two Georgia air shows in the coming months.
Mon., March 11, 2013 5:00am
Federal authorities have notified several Georgia airports that funds will no longer be available for their air traffic control towers.
Thu., March 7, 2013 5:29pm
Seven regional airports in Georgia may have to shut down their towers under Federal Aviation Administration budget cuts. They could be the latest victims of sequestration.
Thu., March 7, 2013 8:42am
Authorities say about 2,000 Federal Aviation Administration employees in metro Atlanta are being told they will have to take unpaid time off because of automatic federal budget cuts. The workers have been told they must take as many as 11 unpaid days off in coming months.
Tue., March 5, 2013 5:00pm
While most federal spending cuts from the sequester could take time to work their way down to local school districts, communities with military bases are bracing for a more immediate impact. That's because many districts already have budgeted for a program called Impact Aid. The funds are used to offset property tax losses.
Fri., March 1, 2013 5:39pm
Sequestration cuts could hit Georgia’s research universities hard. School officials believe current projects may be safe, but it will be much harder to get future federal research grants.