3 Things You Need to Know About Sequestration and Cuts to Federal Public-Safety Programs
Victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and other crimes are being left in the dust as sequestration continues to take effect and Congress proposes more cuts to vital services.
Housing-Assistance Cuts Target the Most Vulnerable
This week we explore sequestration’s devastating effect on low-income families receiving federal housing assistance, as well as some of the other impacts it is having around the country.
Census Bureau Faces Danger from Budget Cuts and Ideological Grandstanding
Issue Brief Attacking the U.S. Census Bureau today means that government and businesses will be less effective tomorrow.
Medicare Reductions Are Hurting Elderly Cancer Patients
This week we explore sequestration’s devastating impact on elderly cancer patients, who depend on Medicare for treatment, as well as some of the other impacts it is having around the country.
A look at the damaging effects of sequestration on people across America.
Sequestration and the Failure of the Fourth Estate
Reporting that says that the blame for the sequester is to be shared is probably not wrong. But among those who should be at the forefront of sharing that blame are the nation's newspapers and broadcasters.
Infographic: Social Programs Cut by the Sequester
Slashing funding for some of our nation's most important social programs in order to preserve certain tax breaks for the wealthy is both drastic and unnecessary.
Cutting Title X Family Planning in the Sequester Hurts Women’s Reproductive Health
Under the sequester, Title X could be cut by $15 million, which would significantly impact critical family-planning and reproductive-health services for women nationwide.
6 Ways Sequestration Will Harm Gay and Transgender Americans
Sequestration would cut funding for several federal programs that are crucial to the health, wellness, and livelihood of gay and transgender Americans and their families.
Low-Income Victims of Domestic Violence Facing a Political Super Storm
Deep domestic spending cuts under sequestration coupled with the stalled reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act will make a bad situation worse for poor victims of domestic violence and their families.
5 Ways Sequestration Harms Women
Low-income women and women of color would be hit hardest if sequestration takes effect on Friday.