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White House ‘open’ to flexibility in FAA cuts

WASHINGTON — The White House now says it’s willing to consider legislation that would give the administration the budget-cutting flexibility to avoid furloughs of air traffic controllers. Those furloughs could result in widespread air traffic delays. White House spokesman Jay ...

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Prince George’s County budget includes furloughs

UPPER MARLBORO — Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker is calling for up to five unpaid furlough days to address a $152 million budget gap. Baker proposed a $2.7 billion budget Thursday that would essentially keep overall spending flat. It ...

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Social Security warns of furlough from budget cuts

WASHINGTON — The Social Security Administration is warning of possible worker furloughs as House Republicans debate spending cuts that would affect the agency. The agency sent a notice to the union representing Social Security workers saying it wanted to negotiate ...

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