Federal Budget

NASA Ames Research Center in Mountain View (NASA)

NASA Head Envisions Bright Future For Ames Research Center In Mountain View

The Ames Research Center will play an important role in the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s future, despite sequestration cuts that have impacted some day to day operations recently, said NASA Administrator Charles Bolden.

05/24/2013

Meals on Wheels volunteer driver delivers a meal  to a customer

Contra Costa Meals On Wheels Facing Cuts, May Drop 200 Seniors

Meals on Wheels of Contra Costa launched an urgent appeal for more donations Monday, saying that a funding shortage could force it to drop 200 people from its roster of 1,200 seniors receiving home-delivered meals.

04/22/2013

California State Capitol

Sequestration To Have Limited Immediate Impact On California

Federal spending cuts are expected to dampen California’s economic recovery at a time when a housing rebound and job growth are gaining traction. But the immediate effect may not prove detrimental to the state’s economy.

02/27/2013

(Adam Jan/AFP/Getty Images)

Federal Budget Sequester Could Cut $88M From California Schools

The White House has been warning of dire consequences for California if automatic “sequester” cuts in federal spending take effect, as scheduled, on Friday, March 1st.

02/25/2013

A doctor controls the progress of an MRI. (Philippe Merle MERLE/AFP/Getty Images)

Groundbreaking Brain Mapping Project Could Get Green Light From New Federal Funds

A new, decade-long effort to study the deepest workings of the human brain could get a major funding boost if, as expected, President Obama includes the Brain Activity Map project in his proposed federal budget next month.

02/19/2013

(AP graphic)

CBS 5 Poll: Nearly Half Of Californians Think Tea Party Is ‘Bad For America’

Nearly half of all Californians think the Tea Party political movement is bad for the nation, according to a new KPIX-TV CBS 5 poll designed to gauge voter attitudes about the latest federal budget deal struck on Capitol Hill.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–08/01/2011

Artist's conception of a California high-speed rail train. (California High-Speed Rail Authority)

Federal Budget Could Delay Bay Area Transit Projects

One of the major targets of the budget compromise is federal funding for transportation projects, including two high-profile Bay Area projects.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–04/12/2011

President Barack Obama raises a glass with tech executives at a dinner in Woodside (White House Photo/Pete Souza)

Obama Meets With Bay Area Technology Leaders

President Barack Obama came to the Bay Area on Thursday evening to push his plan to spend billions more on education, meeting with Apple’s ailing leader Steve Jobs and the chiefs of Facebook and Google.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–02/17/2011

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