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  • Update on Sequestration

    Posted on: February 22nd, 2013 by NADO Admin

    Sequestration appears likely to take effect as scheduled on March 1.  While this seems assured, implementation across federal agencies is far from clear.  Under current law, the Department of Defense will face a 7.3 percent cut across all programs, while...

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  • White House Releases Fact Sheet on Sequestration

    Posted on: February 17th, 2013 by NADO Admin

    Last week, the White House released a fact sheet on how sequestration would impact spending at federal agencies. The report draws special attention to the Economic Development Administration stating, “The Economic Development Administration’s (EDA) ability to leverage private sector resources...

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  • Senate Plans to Introduce Bill to Avert Sequestration

    Posted on: February 17th, 2013 by NADO Admin

    Last week, U.S. Senate Democratic leadership announced it has drafted and plans to introduce legislation averting sequestration cuts scheduled to take effect on March 1. The Senate’s alternative plan would include a mix of tax increases and spending cuts totaling...

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  • President Asks Congress to Delay Sequester

    Posted on: February 8th, 2013 by NADO Admin

    On February 5, President Obama asked Congress to pass a temporary package of spending cuts and tax reforms that would delay the across-the-board cuts to federal spending scheduled to occur on March 1, 2013.  While the president did not offer...

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  • OMB Directs Federal Agencies to Continue Normal Spending Despite Upcoming Sequester

    Posted on: October 7th, 2012 by NADO Admin

    On September 28, the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) issued a memo to all federal agencies directing them to plan for spending in FY2013 as if Congress will prevent or postpone the automatic, across-the-board cuts to federal...

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  • Despite Calls for a Grand Bargain, Sequestration is Still a Very Real Possibility

    Posted on: September 18th, 2012 by NADO Admin

    Last week (on September 14), the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) released a congressionally-mandated report on the Administration’s plans to implement sequestration, which are across-the-board, automatic budget cuts to defense and domestic programs that will go into...

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  • House Approves Sequester “Replacement” Bill

    Posted on: September 14th, 2012 by NADO Admin

    With the automatic, across-the-board cuts to federal spending (known as “sequestration”) only months away, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a Republican measure on September 13 that would address defense cuts in the upcoming sequester and require President Obama to...

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  • Update on Sequestration

    Posted on: August 17th, 2012 by NADO Admin

    NADO Webinar on Sequestration (http://vimeo NULL.com/47607198) from NADO (http://vimeo NULL.com/nado) on Vimeo (http://vimeo NULL.com). When President Obama signed the Budget Control Act (BCA) (P.L. 112-25) in August 2011, ending a Congressional standoff over increasing the debt limit, the January 2,...

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  • NADO Hosts Webinar with Bipartisan Policy Center on Sequestration

    Posted on: August 13th, 2012 by NADO Admin

    NADO Webinar on Sequestration (http://vimeo NULL.com/47607198) from NADO (http://vimeo NULL.com/nado) on Vimeo (http://vimeo NULL.com). Click here to view the Power Point slides On August 13, the National Association of Development Organizations (NADO), in partnership with the Bipartisan Policy Center (http://bipartisanpolicy...

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  • House Passes Bill to Require White House to Provide Detailed Report on Sequestration

    Posted on: July 23rd, 2012 by NADO Admin

    On July 18, the U.S House of Representatives approved legislation (414 to 2) that would require the Obama Administration to provide details on how sequestration (the automatic, across-the-board spending cuts scheduled to begin in January 2013) would be implemented. The...

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