Sequestration Cuts To Be Detailed in Report to Congress

Added 09/11/2012 – 10:28 by Kyra Kozemchak Expert

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Following President Obama signing the “Sequestration Transparency Act” (H.R. 5872) last month, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) is due to provide sequestration specifics in a report to Congress by September 6, 2012. The report is due to list every program and activity across the federal government that will be subject to funding cuts. With the end of the current fiscal year approaching, agencies and contractors are eager for any additional insight into what next year may have in store. Continue reading “Sequestration Cuts To Be Detailed in Report to Congress”

At stake in showdown over 2013 spending: a possible shutdown

By ANDY MEDICI | Last Updated:April 19, 2012

A showdown is brewing between the House of Representatives and the White House that, if not resolved, could lead to a government shutdown this fall.

On Wednesday, the Office of Management and Budget’s acting director Jeffrey Zients told a top House lawmaker that President Obama will veto any 2013 spending bills that cut agency budgets below levels set in last year’s Budget Control Act. Continue reading “At stake in showdown over 2013 spending: a possible shutdown”