Friday, September 14, 2012

White House Releases OMB's Sequestration Report

The White House on Friday released the Office of Management and Budget’s Sequestration Transparency Act report, which details what will happen to every government agency if sequestration goes into effect.  The provisions for the Agriculture Department are on pages 14 -31 of the 224-page report. Click here to download [PDF].

The Administration noted in its transmittal letter to Congress that sequestration is a blunt instrument and that the original intent of the sequestration proposal was negotiations on a longer term agreement to cut the federal deficit.