The country could face a second round of automatic budget cuts if Congress can’t agree on a spending plan by year’s end.
Funding is secure through December
Juneau’s Head Start program will be delayed 20 days this fall, due to federal budget cuts. The so-called sequestration that went into effect last spring is affecting Head Start throughout the state. Tlingit & Haida operates the pre-school programs in Juneau. The budget is taking about a 5 percent hit. Instead of early September, classes…
Alaska is joining 10 other states in opposing cuts to federal royalty payments.
The Federal Aviation Administration on Friday released some details about the effect of the national sequestration budget cuts in Alaska.
The Air Force has grounded the 18th Aggressor Squadron at Eielson Air Force Base due to federal budget restrictions.
A healthcare organization with thousands of patients in Southeast Alaska expects a massive hit to its budget.
Federal spending cuts known as sequestration will have less of an impact on the Coast Guard in Alaska than elsewhere in the country. That’s the word from Rear Admiral Thomas Ostebo, who is in charge of the Coast Guard’s District 17, which encompasses the entire state.
In Juneau, the cuts will affect city and school district operations, as well as services at local nonprofits.
Eighty-five billion dollars in federal budget cuts are set to begin Friday.