4 MY FUTURE: CAREER AND CHARACTER EDUCATION Sequestration: What It Means for CTE...
Within the Grand Forks Public Schools, funding for the Career & Technical Education (CTE) department (which includes the K-12 Career Education program) comes from three sources: 1) local, 2) state... Posted on 7/24/12 at 1:06 PM
Citing a loss in federal funding, University of Minnesota Extension will eliminate 67 jobs from a nutrition education program, a cut of 40 percent.
Most of those losing their jobs are community nutrition educators who work around the state in food shelves, senior centers, and schools.
U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced on Tuesday he was slashing the amount of unpaid leave that 650,000 civilian employees were ordered take this year to six days from 11 in an effort to limit the pain from across-the-board budget cuts.
David Alexander and Phil Stewart
, August 07, 2013
The Army will eliminate at least 12 combat brigades, relocate thousands of soldiers and cancel $400 million in construction projects as the first wave of federal budget cuts takes aim at military communities around the country.
The American medical community has been concerned for some time about the reality of hunger and malnutrition. Nutrition is paramount to health and survival, especially for young children who are more susceptible to illness and long-term health problems without proper nutrition.
Federal budget cuts reducing support for programs nationwide and a lesser need in both counties prompted the closure, according to Grand Forks Head Start Director Jerry Jonnson, who oversees programs in four counties.
The federal government’s failure to agree on how to fix its debt problem could cost Minnesota more than $90 million this year.
Early numbers show schools and health programs could be among those most affected, a legislative committee learned Friday.
The lawyers who defend the nation's poor in federal courts across the country are grappling with budget cuts they say will decimate their offices, delay criminal cases and jeopardize the fairness of the criminal justice system.
Under orders to trim hundreds of millions of dollars from its budget, the Federal Aviation Administration on Friday released a final list of 149 air traffic control towers that it will close at small airports around the country starting early next month.
Trying to ratchet up pressure on Congress, the White House on Friday detailed what it said would be the painful impact on the federal workforce and certain government assistance programs if "large and arbitrary" scheduled government spending cuts are allowed to take place beginning March 1.
Gov. Mark Dayton argued in his State of the State speech Wednesday that past state income tax cuts are partly to blame for chronic budget problems in Minnesota, saying political leaders cannot afford to keep delaying difficult tax and spending decisions.
Saturday mail may soon go the way of the Pony Express and penny postcards. The Postal Service said Wednesday that it plans to cut back to five-day-a-week deliveries for everything except packages to stem its financial losses in a world radically re-ordered by the Internet.
There's a growing sense of resignation that the country's political leaders will be unable or unwilling to find a way around looming automatic spending cuts despite fresh signs the cuts would threaten the recovering economy.
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