News tagged with federal budget

United Tech: Europe improving, military parts down

Sharp cuts in U.S. military spare parts orders are hurting United Technologies Corp.'s helicopter maker, Sikorsky, the chief financial officer said Tuesday, although he was more optimistic about prospects in Europe.

dateSep 17, 2013 in Business
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How will sequestration affect NASA?

It seems the US in not going to avoid the sequester—the $85 billion worth of federal spending cuts due to kick in March 1, 2013. There will be across the board cuts to government agencies, applying equally ...

dateMar 01, 2013 in Space Exploration
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The Asian-American vote in California

Asian Americans—who account for 10 percent of registered voters in California—support a tax measure proposed by Gov. Jerry Brown, are closely divided on the death penalty ballot measure, overwhelmingly support affirmative ...

dateOct 03, 2012 in Social Sciences
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Scientists engage Science in fisheries debate

Three Simon Fraser University scientists are engaging in a verbal battle with the federal government over its budget cuts and legislative changes in departments with environmental responsibilities, on a powerful stage.

dateJun 21, 2012 in Ecology
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