An agreement not to lay off teachers added to an anticipated drop in district enrollment has the Cleveland Metropolitan School District (CMSD) in…


  The Cleveland Clinic announced Wednesday morning that they will be cutting $330 million from their 2014 budget. “This is a process and the Cleveland…

via WOIO The 2013 Cleveland National Air Show presented by Discount Drug Mart, scheduled to take place August 31-September 2 (Labor Day Weekend), has been canceled due to the impact of Federal Government Sequestration budget cuts on Department of Defense and Aerospace Industry support of public air shows. A recent Under Secretary of Defense memorandum […]

via BBC News The US aviation authority plans to close 149 air traffic control towers in response to steep budget cuts that took effect this month. Towers will close at small airports but the facilities will remain open, the Federal Aviation Administration said. Pilots will have to co-ordinate takeoff and landing by themselves after 7 […]

(CNN) – Lawmakers have known about this day since August 2011 – a day they say was never supposed to come – but nevertheless, it’s…

  via BBC News The US president and Congressional leaders have voiced optimism over resolving the fiscal cliff of tax rises and spending cuts at the end of 2012. Barack Obama met with leaders at the White House, with Republicans sounding more inclined to back higher taxes in some form. “I feel confident that a […]

Roland Martin talks with Dr. Maya Rockeymoore and Dr. Julie Ajinka about how the Debt Super Committee’s decisions to cut $1.5 trillion dollars will impact African-Americans.

The White House might issue cuts to Medicare and Medicaid as part of negotiations over slashing the federal budget, according to It’s not clear how large the cuts would be, with the White House and Senate Democratic leaders saying they’d be contingent on the size of increases in revenue Congress would have to agree […]

Unpopular Republican Ohio governor John Kasich is proposing an $8 billion cut from his state’s 2011-13 budget. Despite the cut, reports indicate that it increases state spending by five billion dollars. The Republican-controlled state House and Senate have already passed versions of the budget. Final passage is scheduled to come at the end of the […]

Roland Martin and the Washington Watch roundtable discuss the budget battle on Capitol Hill. Are the proposed GOP budget cuts about helping the economy, lowering the deficit or is it simply ideology? Will the Republican budget cuts ultimately hurt the economy? WATCH:

WASHINGTON – Republicans portray Planned Parenthood as primarily focused on performing abortions and — intentionally or not — using American taxpayer dollars to do it. RELATED: 25 women to know Not so, say Democrats who counter that the group’s 800-plus health centers nationwide provide an array of services, from screenings for cancer to testing for […]

Roland Martin talks with CBC Chairman Emanuel Cleaver about the GOP’s budget cuts and President Obama’s budget.