Sequestration countdown: 101 days

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With the threat of sequestration hanging over the federal government, each day FedScoop compiles all the news surrounding this important issue until a budget deal is reached or the deadline to stop sequestration passes.

Days left

101

The lead

Deputy Secretary of Defense Ash Carter said sequestration would be chaotic and wasteful at the Air Force Association conference in National Harbor, Md.

Quotable

“Everyone is nervous and worried. There’s a hopelessness with regard to the federal government and Congress generally.”

– Caren Turner, CEO of Turner Government & Public Affairs

Elsewhere

Reuters: The defense industryfeels powerless.

What sequestration means for defense.

Sequestration would be catastrophic for Boeing.

The folks in Texas fear sequestration, too.

For a primer on all things sequestration, check out FedScoop’s Sequestration Guide.

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Ash Carter, Boeing, Government IT News, Management & Budget, Sequestration
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