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Utica City School District Talks Budget Issues And Layoffs

The Utica City School District held a budget workshop tonight to explain its reasoning behind potentially laying off another 88 employees.

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Local Community Groups Call For Repeal Of Sequestration

Local community organizations and agencies have a message for Congress --  repeal sequestration.

John Furman, President of Central New York Citizens in Action, says the poor and vulnerable will be hurt the most by the mandatory spending cuts.

Furman says the Utica School District is expected to suffer a loss of over $5

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Salatino: Sequestration Means Another 11 Layoffs For Utica School District

Sequestration is costing the Utica School District another ten teaching positions and one additional staffing position, according to school board president Chris Salatino.

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Congressman Richard Hanna Addresses Sequestration In House Remarks [VIDEO]

Congressman Richard Hanna spoke on the House Floor today to call on lawmakers to replace the sequester with smarter spending cuts.

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Budget Cuts Mean Fewer Military Flyovers at Sporting Events

Get ready for less sonic boom in your pre-game entertainment: federal budget cuts mandated by the U.S. government's sequester include stadium flyovers made by U.S. military aircraft prior to major sporting events.

Flyovers by Air Force Thunderbirds and the Navy Blue Angels have become commonplace at s

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What Is Sequester, Or Sequestration?

Jo Comerford, executive director of the National Priorities Project, a non-partisan group that focuses on the federal budget . "We crack open the budget for everyone," adding the group tried to make the process and information as accessible to everyone as possible.

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Local Hospitals Could Lose Funding With Federal Sequestration Cuts

WIBXIf sequestration takes place, Faxton-Saint Luke's Healthcare could lose more than $13 million in Medicare reimbursement. Other hospitals in the region could also lose millions.

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Hanna Talks Sequestration With DFAS Employees

Rome, NY (WIBX) - Congressman Richard Hanna was in Rome to talk with employees of the Defense Finance and Accounting Service about the upcoming threat of sequestration.

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