Federal budget crisis puts jobs programs at risk
House Republicans want to eliminate all federal funding for job-training programs for rest of fiscal year. WASHINGTON — With all the budget uncertainty emanating from Congress, Nancy Dischinat isn’t sure she’ll have the financial resources needed to keep her job training programs going through the end of the year.
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Federal cuts in national service programs could be costly in California
At stake is more than $ 100 million for groups that build affordable homes, mentor youth, care for the elderly, teach in under-resourced schools and provide other services to some of California’s neediest families. At a Lynwood construction site, Lisbeth Mora applies a fresh coat of paint to a house that has stood empty for more than a year. It is the second home the 23-year-old architecture …
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