sequestration http://kcur.org en How Will The Government Shutdown Impact Kansas City? http://kcur.org/post/how-will-government-shutdown-impact-kansas-city <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The federal government of the United States has shutdown. &nbsp;But, how long will the country go without money budgeted to run its government?</span></p> Tue, 01 Oct 2013 14:04:05 +0000 Brian Ellison, Matthew Long-Middleton & Sydney Llewellyn & Sydney 44487 at http://kcur.org How Will The Government Shutdown Impact Kansas City? Kansas, Missouri Prosecutors Warn Of Cuts To Law Enforcement http://kcur.org/post/kansas-missouri-prosecutors-warn-cuts-law-enforcement <p>In an almost unprecedented public airing, the chief&nbsp; federal prosecutors for both Missouri and Kansas have warned about outcomes they expect if law enforcement budget cuts continue into the next fiscal year.</p><p>Tammy Dickinson for the Western District of Missouri, which includes Kansas City, said job furloughs and tightened budgets will hamper the fight against crime.</p><p>Dickinson said a little realized consequence is that reducing staff will actually cut federal income, because fewer staff won’t be able to try cases that bring in multi-millions of dollars.</p> Mon, 05 Aug 2013 13:03:23 +0000 Dan Verbeck 41409 at http://kcur.org Kansas, Missouri Prosecutors Warn Of Cuts To Law Enforcement Funding Cuts Could Impact UM System http://kcur.org/post/funding-cuts-could-impact-um-system <p>Sequestration, or the automatic across-the-board funding cuts set to kick in nationwide at the beginning of 2013, will tally nearly $110 billion in cuts over the next nine years.</p><p> Tue, 04 Dec 2012 20:36:56 +0000 Kristofor Husted 28519 at http://kcur.org Funding Cuts Could Impact UM System