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US Budget Impasse Could Affect Air Traveli
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March 12, 2013 10:43 PM
Early this month $85 billion in U.S. government spending cuts went into effect. The automatic budget reductions, known as the sequester, are hitting nearly every federal government agency and many employees are being furloughed -- forced to take days of unpaid leave beginning April 1. VOA's Chris Simkins reports on the impact the budget cuts will have on air travel and the aerospace industry.

US Budget Impasse Could Affect Air Travel

Published March 12, 2013

Early this month $85 billion in U.S. government spending cuts went into effect. The automatic budget reductions, known as the sequester, are hitting nearly every federal government agency and many employees are being furloughed -- forced to take days of unpaid leave beginning April 1. VOA's Chris Simkins reports on the impact the budget cuts will have on air travel and the aerospace industry.


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