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Infographic on DOD Sequestration

On March 1st, 2013, the president ordered across-the-board spending reductions for all federal agencies and departments, known as sequestration. As a result, the Department of Defense (DOD) needed to reduce certain spending by about $37.2 billion over the remainder of … Continue reading

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GAO’s Strategic Issues Team

GAO’s workforce is organized largely by subject area, with most employees working in 1 of 14 mission teams. Today, we’ll spotlight the Strategic Issues (SI) team, which focuses on helping Congress and federal agencies address the governance and management challenges … Continue reading

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Impacts of Fiscal Year 2013 Sequestration

On March 1st, 2013, the president ordered an across-the-board reduction in federal agency budgets. This reduction, more commonly known as sequestration, had a wide range of effects on agency operations and services to the public. The infographic below outlines some of our key findings … Continue reading

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