federal budget http://wrvo.org en Area politicians weigh in on federal budget proposal http://wrvo.org/post/area-politicians-weigh-federal-budget-proposal <p></p><p>A small group, organized by the Onondaga County Democratic Committee, protested outside the Onondaga County Republican headquarters in Syracuse over Paul Ryan’s 2015 federal budget proposal. Area Democrats are upset about entitlement cuts while Republicans insist balancing the budget is a good idea.&nbsp;</p><p>About 12 people showed up to protest “Path to Prosperity,” the Republican budget that cuts about $5 trillion of federal spending over the next ten years.</p> Wed, 09 Apr 2014 19:10:21 +0000 Tom Magnarelli 54017 at http://wrvo.org Food pantries strained by federal cuts http://wrvo.org/post/food-pantries-strained-federal-cuts <p></p> Mon, 23 Dec 2013 11:51:00 +0000 Karen DeWitt 48967 at http://wrvo.org Food pantries strained by federal cuts Fort Drum civilian workers hit with furloughs, again http://wrvo.org/post/fort-drum-civilian-workers-hit-furloughs-again <p></p> Wed, 02 Oct 2013 11:40:27 +0000 Joanna Richards 45042 at http://wrvo.org Fort Drum civilian workers hit with furloughs, again Area congressman discusses sequestration with constitutents http://wrvo.org/post/area-congressman-discusses-sequestration-constitutents <p>With the federal budget sequestration deadline only days away, Syracuse-area Cong. Dan Maffei opened the phone lines for a telephone town hall meeting Tuesday night.&nbsp; Callers were concerned about the how these funding cuts will impact central New York if sequestration goes into effect March 1. Wed, 27 Feb 2013 14:27:10 +0000 Ellen Abbott 33960 at http://wrvo.org Tax season may bring changes and surprises next year http://wrvo.org/post/tax-season-may-bring-changes-and-surprises-next-year <p>There could be some surprises for taxpayers in 2013. Many of them may find themselves with a bigger tax bill next year. Thu, 27 Dec 2012 16:06:25 +0000 Ellen Abbott 31093 at http://wrvo.org Tax season may bring changes and surprises next year