Army Brass Urge Lawmakers To Repeal Sequester

Law360, Washington (March 25, 2014, 9:00 PM EDT) -- Two senior U.S. Army leaders urged lawmakers Tuesday to act quickly to secure a permanent fix to the federal sequester, saying while a temporary budget boost had provided some relief, it still left them unable to adequately plan for personnel and procurement needs long-term.

In a hearing before the House Armed Services Committee to discuss the Army’s fiscal year 2015 budget request, Army Secretary John McHugh — echoing the testimony of Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel from an earlier budget hearing — said that a recent two-year...
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