Sequestration Negotiations

Although the CFPB receives its funding from the Federal Reserve and not through the congressional appropriations process, it is still on the list of agencies whose funding will be cut by the sequester.  According to the report on the sequestration for fiscal year 2013 sent to Congress by the Office of Management and Budget, the... More >
As sequestration and the spending cuts that come with it stand to impact nearly all Americans, the effect is even more direct for the government contractors who rely on that spending to get paid. So as government procurement offices ask contractors to do more with less, and simply be more patriotic, our guest on LXBN TV says they should “just say no.” That guest is Sheppard Mullin Partner John Chierichella, author on the Government Contracts, Investigations & International Trade BlogView Full Post
Government Contractors Hit Hard by Sequestration as Congress Drags Its Feet : LXBN Roundtable When the clocks strike midnight on February 28th,  the government will begin to implement a series of self-imposed, across-the-board cuts to the federal budget.  Instead of the surgical approach of policy, these cuts will take a sledgehammer to the national deficit, slashing government spending by $85 billion this fiscal year, without regard to any specific projects.   View Full Post