Budget Battle-Human Impact

March 1, 2013 - 4:29 AM
FILE - In this May 13, 2005, file photo, shipyard workers at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Kittery, Maine protest against plans to close the base by the Defense Department in front of the main gate. Now almost the entire workforce, a community of more than 5,000 along the Maine and New Hampshire seacoast, are preparing to lose the equivalent of a month’s pay because of Congress’ inability to resolve another budget stalemate. (AP Photo/Jim Cole, File)