sequester

10:54 am
Fri March 29, 2013

Kildee: Sequester will hurt Michigan for years

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Kildee says the problem could be offset by raising $500 billion over the next decade by closing tax loopholes and ending some tax breaks.
Michigan families will continue to feel the effects of $85 billion in across-the-board spending cuts for years if Congress doesn't act to repeal them, U.S. Rep. Dan Kildee, D-Flint, said Thursday. "These cuts are wrong for America and they're wrong for Michigan," Kildee said.
7:59 am
Fri March 8, 2013

W.K. Kellogg Airport officials make case to save control tower from budget cuts

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Airport doesn't handle commercial flights. But does have corporate flights and serves Western Michigan University's College of Aviation
W.K. Kellogg Airport must make its case to aviation officials about why the airport's control tower should be spared from closure because of broad federal budget cuts. In a letter this week, the Federal Aviation Administration notified the city of Battle Creek, which operates the airport, that it has until March 13 to respond with a rationale for why the tower should remain open.