Congress

Adam Smith: Sequestration to Remain in Obama’s Budget Proposal

Rep. Adam Smith (D-Wash.), House Armed Services Committee ranking member, has said sequestration cuts will stay in place as the Obama administration’s budget plan heads to Capitol ...
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Ray Odierno: Sequestration Puts Army ‘Out of Balance’

The U.S. Army‘s top uniformed officer told a National Press Club audience in Washington Tuesday that the Army will likely not get back to a state of full readiness until 2020 ...
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Congress Passes Two-Year Budget Deal to Avoid Sequestration

The bipartisan deal to alleviate sequestration-related cuts in the next two fiscal years has been sent to the White House for President Barack Obama’s signature, Reuters reported ...
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Paul Ryan, Patty Murray: New Budget Deal Cuts Deficit, Replaces Sequestration

House and Senate budget committee leaders have jointly proposed a budget allocating more than $1 trillion in annual discretionary spending for the 2014 and 2015 fiscal years, FierceGovernment ...
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Dan Doney, Gus Taveras: Intell Agencies Eye Shared IT Services Amid Sequestration

Federal intelligence agencies are planning to transition to a shared information technology environment as sequestration budget cuts appear set to stay in place, Federal Times reported ...
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Report: Lawmakers Inch Closer to Sequestration Reduction Agreement

Republican and Democratic lead budget negotiators are close to reaching a deal to reduce sequestration-related cuts for the next two fiscal years, Defense News reported Wednesday. Rep. ...
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Ash Carter Discusses Sequestration, Military Partnerships and Procurement in Recent Q&A

Ashton Carter, outgoing deputy defense secretary, spoke with Defense News recently about budgeting under sequestration, military alliances in the Asia-Pacific region and acquisition ...
Robert Hale

Robert Hale Hopeful for Short-Term Sequestration Relief

Defense Department Comptroller Robert Hale told a conference in Washington Thursday he is hoping for temporary relief from sequestration as lawmakers deliberate on the federal budget, ...
Pentagon

GAO Finds DoD Budget Shifts Helped Manage Sequestration Cuts

The Defense Department’s decision to shift funding in order to comply with $37 billion in mandated sequestration cuts earlier this year helped offset impacts on areas such as the ...
RayOdierno

Ray Odierno: Sequestration Cuts Harming Army’s Readiness

Budget cuts under sequestration are hurting the Army’s preparedness and workforce, U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno told Defense News in an interview published Thursday. Vago ...
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