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Deborah Lee James: Air Force Eyes Future US Space Capabilities

Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James has highlighted the service’s current programs and future investments in human space flight operations and efforts to advance U.S. space capabilities, DoD News reported Thursday. Amaani Lyle writes that James spoke earlier this week before the Center for American Progress on the impact of space …

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Report: FY 2014 Budget Cuts Could Be Tougher for Agencies

A report from think tank Center for American Progress has warned of a tougher federal budget environment if the second round of sequestration goes into effect in early 2014, Federal Times reported Sunday. Citing the center’s analysis, Sean Reilly writes the impending fiscal year 2014 sequestration cut could prevent the Justice …

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Former House Aide: Govt Shutdown Could Hit Workers’ Back Pay

A former congressional aide says there is no guarantee that federal employees will receive back pay if the government shuts down at the end of this month, GovExec reported Tuesday. Kellie Lunney writes Scott Lilly, a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress, told the publication that current House …

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Robert Shea: 6-Month Sequestration Delay Could Bring Bargain Deal

Congress will likely delay sequestration cuts for six months, buying time to reach a compromise, a former White House budget director told Federal News Radio. Robert Shea, who was also a member of Republican challenger Mitt Romney’s transition team, told the station the compromise will likely be a bargain instead …

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