White House to Federal Agencies: Get Ready for Cuts

Budget office tells agencies to prepare for upcoming 'sequester'

By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff

Posted Jan 15, 2013 2:03 PM CST

(Newser) – In anticipation of the $85 billion in automatic spending cuts (the "sequester") that kick in March 1 unless Congress makes a budget deal to avert them, the White House budget office told federal agencies yesterday to "intensify" their preparations. The agencies were...   Read full story »

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