Sequestration is seen as a looming threat of the Budget Control Act.
But the simple possibility of discretionary spending cuts at the end of the year may have negative effects, even if the cuts do not take place.
Scott Lilly is a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress. He discusses that potential, which he has also covered in his recent writing.
Larry Allen — President, Allen Federal Business Partners
Several important pieces of legislation that could strongly impact agencies and contractors are coming down to the wire over the next few weeks. Congress already has a full plate for the post-election lame duck session, and there are few workdays left before the month-long August recess.
Larry Allen, president of Allen Federal Business Partners, talks about some of the work Congress members have ahead of them.
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