budget crunch

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budget crunch

A financial situation in which resources are limited. We're in a real budget crunch and can't afford a setback like this right now.
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budget crunch

verb
See also: budget, crunch
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The budget crunch, which began last fall and continued through the winter, has led to staff layoffs, furloughs, delays in docketing electronically filed case documents, and delays in making electronic court records publicly available online.
Yvon said that the budget crunch comes from shrinking town and state revenue -- the district received only a $20 per student increase in state Chapter 70 funds.
The budget crunch is causing the Coast Guard to scrap some shipboard and aircraft information technology and sensor upgrades, the IG said in a report: "U.S.
Our first "Lift Truck User Survey" was ready for the August 2010 issue, so we decided to build on the theme to inspire re-investment, complete with case studies, reports on the newest equipment, and the latest best practices illustrating how savvy end users were using lift trucks as platforms for technology to improve efficiencies despite the budget crunch.
It's the budget crunch. With sequestration threatening to hollow out the Navy, the Navy has decided to save the money that would be spent on a six-month deployment by the carrier Harry S Truman (photo) and its complement of accompanying ships.
Simpson, R-Wyo., as one legislator who's doing everything he can to avert the budget crunch, including dancing Gangnam Style to promote more what he considers prudent national spending.
(A Google search of "Highland Park, MI, streetlights" confirms this.) Imagine if a town library was feeling the budget crunch and decided to remove the children's section of the library and cart those books off to a landfill?
Youth ministry is often the first thing to be cut from program when a church starts to feel the budget crunch, Steers pointed out.
Bottom line: For those hoping to buy liquor before noon on Sundays, the budget crunch might provide legislators with an incentive to overturn the state's blue law.
"But I had $25 million less than I did when I made 'Hitch,' and this film had a lot more logistical problems than 'Hitch,' so I think the budget crunch and the economy made making this one a little trickier."
Seem to remember similar stories in the GDN about the budget crunch and delays in other government projects.
THE council tax freeze and free prescriptions could end in the wake of the Budget crunch, experts claimed yesterday.
LTD blames three factors for the budget crunch: uncertainty about the economy-sensitive payroll tax that underwrites most of the district's operation; soaring fuel costs; and the growing popularity of RideSource, a curb-to-curb bus service for people with disabilities that the federal government mandates but does not fund.
The budget crunch is coming down hardest on discretionary domestic programs that many middle-class African Americans depend on such as small business development, Pell Grants for college students, and job training, remarks Thomas Boston, professor of economics at the Georgia Institute of Technology and member of the BLACK ENTERPRISE Board of Economists.