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The symbolic demonstration organized by Youth United for Change started with nearly 20 students holding a sit-in, but they were peacefully moved out front by police after about 30 minutes. (credit: Dan Wing/KYW)

Philadelphia Students Make A Call For Full, Fair Funding For Schools At District Headquarters

By Dan Wing PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A group of students made a call for full and fair funding for Philadelphia schools by staging a demonstration at the school district headquarters Monday evening. The students were […]

05/12/2014

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Dem: NJ Budget Adjustments Could Total $800M

The head of the Senate Budget Committee says New Jersey is facing significant late-year budget cuts because Gov. Chris Christie’s administration overestimated how much tax revenue the state would receive.

04/29/2014

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FBI Director Makes Plea To Reverse Impending Budget Cuts

At a time when FBI agents play a larger role then ever fighting violent crime and terrorism, they are facing potentially devastating cuts because of congressional budget slashing.

10/21/2013

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With Only A Month Until Their Contract Expires, Philadelphia Teachers Stage Rally

Teachers and parents gathered on the steps of de Burgos Elementary School at 4th and Lehigh to decry school budget cuts and demand more funding.

07/30/2013

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Easton School Board Eliminating 43 Positions, Including 19 Teachers

The school board in Easton is eliminating 43 positions due to budget cuts, including 19 teachers.

06/19/2013

Health

Health: Cancer Patient Care In Jeopardy

Some cancer patients might have trouble finding treatments because of budget cuts. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl says this is affecting patients who get chemotherapy in community clinics.

04/11/2013

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FAA Delays Closing Of Airport Control Towers

The closings of control towers at 149 small airports, due to begin this weekend because of government-wide spending cuts, are being delayed until mid-June, federal regulators announced Friday.

04/05/2013

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Heavy Hitters For Music Education

Bernie Williams, four-time World Series Champion, has become an ambassador for music education. Now a jazz guitarist, Williams, who learned to play at a performing arts magnet school, is on Capitol Hill lobbying for support and funding.

04/02/2013

Housing Authority

Philadelphia Housing Authority To Lay Off More Than 80 Employees Due To Budget Cuts

The agency says it is facing a $32 million cut in federal funding, and since it relies on the Department of Housing and Urban Development for over 90 percent of its funding, it must lay off the 82 employees.

03/22/2013

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FAA: Trenton-Mercer Airport Tower To Close, As Well As Control Facilities At 3 Small Pa. Airports

Federal budget cuts will force the closure of the control tower at Trenton-Mercer Airport, where Frontier Airlines has been expanding service.

03/22/2013

The Elmwood Park Zoo would see funding cut by more than $100,000 in the proposed budget. (photo provided)

Non-Profits To Take A Hit In Proposed Montgomery County Budget

The $411-million spending plan slashes nearly $1-million in earmarks to social service agencies and non-profits. Public hearings are scheduled for today.

11/29/2012

Medford PD

Medford Residents And Business Owners Feel The Effects Of Budget Cuts

Police protection in Medford Township is something that homeowners and business owners like Denise Baranowski say they rely on to feel secure.

02/22/2012

(File photo by Mike DeNardo)

Philadelphia School District Must Cut $39 Million In Order To Balance Budget

New financial figures show the Philadelphia School District still has to cut $39 million to balance this year’s budget.

02/11/2012

(Gov. Tom Corbett, in file photo.   Credit: Tony Romeo)

Gov. Corbett’s Proposed Cuts Create Worry For Social Service Organizations

Governor Tom Corbett’s proposed $27.3 billion state budget has no tax hikes, but makes substantial cuts to the Department of Public Welfare and Education.

02/08/2012

FILE: Michael Masch has already cut more than a half billion dollars from the school budget, but it's not enough. (credit: KYW's Mike DeNardo)

Already Struggling Philadelphia Schools Have More Budget Cuts To Make

The district is planning to slash an additional $17 million in spending.

10/27/2011

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