Tag Archives: Budget Crisis

What Going Over the Fiscal Cliff Means to the LGBT Community

Tuesday, November 27, 2012 A revealing report from a coalition of LGBT groups details the negative effects that sequestration would have on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Americans in employment, health, housing, higher education, and personal safety. The Center for … Continue reading

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GOP & White House Strike Debt Deal but Wave Bye-Bye to Medicare

Saturday, July 30, 2011 ABC News is reporting Republicans and the White House have reached a tentative deal to raise the debt ceiling. That’s the good news. The bad news is, Medicare will be subject to automatic cuts if the … Continue reading

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$38 Billion Budget Deal is Robin Hood in Reverse

Wednesday, April 13, 2011 President Barack Obama called the $38 billion worth of cuts to the Federal budget “commonsense.” I call them obscene. These cuts represent an appalling attack on working Americans without calling for any sacrifice from the wealthiest … Continue reading

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Budget Crisis: Scores of California State Offices Closed Today

Friday, February 6, 2009 Scores of state offices will be closed today as more than 200,000 workers take their first unpaid day off in response to California’s deepening fiscal crisis. That means Californians won’t be able to take a driver’s … Continue reading

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