OMB's Sequestration Report Keeps Contractors Guessing

Law360, New York (September 18, 2012, 6:51 PM EDT) -- The White House's Friday report on sequestration gives contractors some information about how the government will implement looming across-the-board spending cuts, but experts say it fails to dive deep enough to let contractors know whether agencies have any discretion to shield certain contracts or projects.

Sequestration, written into the 2011 Budget Control Act as a doomsday device to motivate Congress to come up with a $1.2 trillion deficit reduction plan, is set to indiscriminately slash $109 billion from federal accounts in 2013, followed by similar reductions...
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