sequestration http://northernpublicradio.org en Rockford's Mayor Fears Sequestration Will Hurt Aerospace Industry http://northernpublicradio.org/post/rockfords-mayor-fears-sequestration-will-hurt-aerospace-industry <p></p><p>Rockford Mayor Larry Morrissey told a Senate Appropriations Subcommittee this week the sequester is having a negative effect on the economy in northern Illinois.&nbsp; Earlier this year, aerial demonstrations were halted nationwide. That caused the cancellation of the city's popular AirFest. Automatic budget cuts next year could have an impact on defense-related purchases. Morrissey fears what that could mean for the region's aerospace industry:</p> Thu, 14 Nov 2013 12:42:03 +0000 Jenna Dooley 39044 at http://northernpublicradio.org Rockford's Mayor Fears Sequestration Will Hurt Aerospace Industry No Rockford AirFest This Year http://northernpublicradio.org/post/no-rockford-airfest-year <p>Rockford AirFest is cancelled, and organizers are blaming the federal government.</p><p> Thu, 13 Jun 2013 21:38:53 +0000 Susan Stephens 31443 at http://northernpublicradio.org No Rockford AirFest This Year Sequester Will Affect Federal Courts In Northern Illinois http://northernpublicradio.org/post/sequester-will-affect-federal-courts-northern-illinois <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 115%; font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;; font-size: 18pt; mso-fareast-font-family: Calibri; mso-fareast-theme-font: minor-latin; mso-ansi-language: EN-US; mso-fareast-language: EN-US; mso-bidi-language: AR-SA;">The federal judicial system in northern Illinois could be another victim of a drawn-out sequester. Court officials and prosecutors say they will feel the pinch. </span></p><p><span style="line-height: 115%; font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;; font-size: 18pt; mso-fareast-font-family: Calibri; mso-fareast-theme-font: minor-latin; mso-ansi-language: EN-US; mso-fareast-language: EN-US; mso-bidi-language: AR-SA;"> Fri, 01 Mar 2013 11:05:32 +0000 Mike Moen 26211 at http://northernpublicradio.org Sequester Will Affect Federal Courts In Northern Illinois The Impact Of Federal Cuts In Northern Illinois http://northernpublicradio.org/post/impact-federal-cuts-northern-illinois <p></p><p>The <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/itsallpolitics/2013/02/17/172247486/white-house-warns-of-sequestrations-effects">deadline is looming</a> for automatic spending cuts at the federal level. While lawmakers wrangle over ways to avoid the so-called sequester, those who rely on federal funding are wondering how they would be affected. That includes companies, agencies and many others in northern Illinois. Fri, 22 Feb 2013 12:24:17 +0000 Mike Moen 25868 at http://northernpublicradio.org The Impact Of Federal Cuts In Northern Illinois House Members: Sequestration Hits Home http://northernpublicradio.org/post/house-members-sequestration-hits-home <p></p><p>Members of Congress are back home instead of trying to work out a plan to avoid massive across-the-board cuts scheduled to take effect March 1<sup>st</sup>. Many are using the opportunity to show how sequestration will hurt the people who live and work in their districts.&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 20 Feb 2013 11:21:31 +0000 Susan Stephens 25739 at http://northernpublicradio.org House Members: Sequestration Hits Home