Senate Sends Sequestration Transparency Act To President

Law360, New York (July 26, 2012, 9:02 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Senate on Wednesday unanimously passed the Sequestration Transparency Act, a bill that would force the Office of Management and Budget to disclose its plans to address sequestration, a series of $1.2 trillion in automatic cuts set to apply to federal agencies' budgets on Jan. 2.

While congressional Republicans have been vocal in accusing President Barack Obama's administration of stonewalling their requests for more information about how sequestration will be implemented, the bill had overwhelming bipartisan support in both chambers of Congress. The U.S. House...
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