President Donald Trump’s proposed budget cuts to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) are bad news for local weather forecasting and reporting.
The Proposed Budget Would See Huge Reductions in Funding for the Department of the Interior Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke defended the $1.6-billion’s worth of cuts to the department during a Senate hearing despite challenges that parks may fall into disarray and jobs would be lost due to the reduction.
President Donald Trump’s proposed budget cuts could force some climate research centers across the country to shut down, which could hurt extreme-weather data gathering and reporting.
While the Numbers Differ, Both the CBO and CMS Deliver Negative AHCA Data The American Health Care Act won’t strip as many people of healthcare but also won’t save as much money, a new report from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) claims.
Healthcare Reform May Leave Many Without Health Insurance As Senate Republicans continue to work on the American Health Care Act that passed through the House, aides have revealed that there are talks to reduce Medicaid even further than the bill originally proposed, leaving more people without coverage.
Trump Administration Claims That 2.7 Million Jobs Were at Risk White House officials and experts disagree on the number of jobs that the Paris Climate Agreement would have cost, with some claiming the withdrawal being a net negative for American jobs.
Public Sector Workers Risk Losing Retirement Benefits The largest pension funds in Ohio for public-sector employees have been found to be badly underfunded, casting a shadow of doubt over their futures.
Milwaukee Mayor Warns of Potential Layoffs Mayor Tom Barrett of Milwaukee has warned that the city may face layoffs in the public sector, due to budget cuts announced for fiscal-year 2018.
Bill Walker Urges Legislators to Compromise on State Budget Governor Bill Walker is urging Alaska’s legislators to compromise on their budget proposals in order to avoid a government shutdown. The state has warned thousands of its employees about potential layoffs if the legislature fails to finalize Alaska’s budget by July 1.
Baltimore Schools Reduce Staff in an Effort to Close the $130-Million Deficit Baltimore public schools are cutting 115 jobs in order to help close the $130.0-million budget deficit that the city’s school system is facing.