Sequestration Fix

Written: 28-Feb-13 By: Matthew F.

A simple quick fix to mitigate the consequences of sequester is to have the budget cuts applied to the department level instead of program level in the budget. This will allow each department to determine when to achieve the cost savings rather than having to cut all the programs the same amount. The down side to this is Congress loses its ability to control cuts and many Congressional directed projects could get cancelled. So Congress would never agree to this change...

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