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Federal Budget

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Budget Cuts Threaten Local Energy Lab

The National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL), with two big facilities in South Park and Morgantown, is not well-known, but — working with local universities — it’s America’s fossil fuel research lab.

08/21/2013

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Public Education Could Take Big Hit From Sequestration

Sequestration is a fancy name for across-the-board federal budget cuts — and just about everything is affected.

02/25/2013

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Sen. Toomey: Tax Hike Would Harm U.S. Economy

U.S. Senator Pat Toomey, R-Pennsylvania, has been named to a joint congressional committee. Toomey, along with 11 other Senate and House members, must come up with at least $1.2 trillion in cuts to the budget by late November.

08/11/2011