Tag Archives: Fiscal Sequester

Sequester yet to burden Jackson International but airport in busy period

March 1, 2013

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That worrisome federal budget sequester – the latest fiscal drama brought to us by a White House and Congress that can’t play nice in the same sandbox – has not yet hurt operations at Jackson’s Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport. Passengers are nonetheless advised to show up early for their flights, say airport officials, citing […]

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White House: Miss. education, social services, defense jobs will bear brunt of fiscal sequester

February 25, 2013

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Here is the White House says the across-the-board automatic budget cuts set to begin Friday under the fiscal sequester deal between Congress and the Obama Administration will mean for Mississippi. The cuts threaten hundreds of thousands of middle class jobs, and cut vital services for children, seniors, people with mental illness and our men and […]

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Rep. Harper expects fiscal sequester if Dems don’t drop tax insistence

February 20, 2013

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Get used to the idea of $85 billion in automatic cuts to defense and domestic programs starting next Friday under a sequester deal Congress made with the White House in August 2011. At least that’s the indication U.S. Rep. Gregg Harper gave during a stop Wednesday at the Mississippi Capitol for the Madison County Business […]

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