Judge Blames Federal Budget Cuts In Denial Of Jury Sequestration RequestFederal Judge Sterling Johnson Jr. agreed with prosecutors that the jury would certainly benefit from protection in the upcoming trial of the leader of violent Brooklyn drug gang, but denied the request because the court had to "be mindful of today's economic climate.''
Unemployment Benefits To Be Cut Due To SequesterWeekly benefits are currently $330 on average in Conn. But starting in June, the checks will come in at $265.

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