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Sequestration could cut 12% of air traffic controller workforce – raising fares and slowing air service

If Congress fails to determine a path for decreasing the federal budget deficit, an across the board automatic budget cut, known as “sequestration” will be imposed on January 2. The National Air Traffic Controllers Association released a new report yesterday … Continue reading

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ALPA urges Congress to protect individual retirement savings

ALPA sent a letter today to the House and Senate today supporting a resolution to protect individual retirement savings in the midst of the fiscal cliff debate.  The “Fiscal Cliff” refers to the combination of tax hikes and budget cuts … Continue reading

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Congressional deficit talks could impact your health and retirement benefits

The election is over and Congress and the Administration are now pivoting toward the daunting task of addressing sequestration, the fiscal cliff, and overall deficit reduction strategy.  Comments by House Speaker John Boehner on Wednesday suggest Congress may seek to … Continue reading

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