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Food Safety, Unemployment, Flood Predictors Still Subject to Sequestration Cuts

While Washington has opted to fix a few of the more publicly painful cuts pursuant to sequestration, other troublesome effects lie on the horizon.

The bill to end some flight delays that flew through the legislature faster than a speeding bullet at the end of last week has left critics on the right and the left wondering why Congress couldn’t come to the rescue of other sequestration victims.

Democrats and Republicans alike praised the bill that gave the Federal Aviation Administration more flexibility in its budget, in the hopes of ending furloughs that led to thousands of flight delays when it passed last week, but that praise was short-lived. Members of both parties came out over the weekend to criticize Congress for letting other cuts live while flight delays die.

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