Furloughed New York City Workers To Congress: 'End This Shutdown Now'Tens of thousands of federal workers in New York City continue to feel the impact as the partial government shutdown continues.
Flight Delays Come To An End After FAA Furloughs Are LiftedCongress approved a bill Friday allowing the U.S. Department of Transportation to shift about $250 million within the agency and put 15,000 air traffic controllers back on the job full-time.
Blumenthal: FAA Furloughs 'Enhance Risk' At Nation's AirportsThe FAA announced all of its 47,000 employees, including 15,000 air traffic controllers, will be furloughed one day every two weeks through September.
Sequester Budget Cuts To Hit FAA, May Trigger Nationwide DelaysAbout 50,000 FAA employees including 15,000 air traffic controllers are being forced to take a furlough day every other week until the end of September because of the cuts.
Sequester Budget Cuts Could Delay Alleged Al Qaeda Spokesman's Terror TrialSulaiman Abu Ghaith was brought to the United States last month. He's charged with conspiring to kill Americans in his alleged role as al Qaeda's top propagandist after the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. He has pleaded not guilty.
NJ Congressman Rips Obama Administration Over Sequester BlusterBefore the sequester took effect on March 1, President Barack Obama and other administration officials warned that the cuts could mean canceled flights, longer security lines and other hassles. But South Jersey Rep. Frank LoBiondo (R-NJ), who is the chairman of the House Aviation subcommittee, said that hasn't come to bear.
Mayor Defends Road Repair Cuts Amid Pothole ExplosionFollowing record-breaking snowstorms, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg faced bumpy questions Wednesday about recent cuts to road repair workers.