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February 11, 2013

By Ben Freeman, Ph. D.

The $360 Billion Gorilla in the Sequestration Debate



Gorilla There’s a $360 billion gorilla in the sequestration debate – Pentagon contractors.

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Topics: National Security

December 14, 2012

By Suzanne Dershowitz

Bipartisan Letter Calls for Reducing the Pentagon Budget



National Security 22 Representatives from both sides of the aisle signed on to a letter endorsing strategic Pentagon budget cuts as part of any "fiscal cliff" deal.

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Topics: National Security

December 11, 2012

By Ben Freeman, Ph. D.

Contractors: The Pentagon Isn’t a Jobs Program



National Security The bipartisan push to cut wasteful Pentagon spending during the fiscal cliff negotiations has now attracted the most unlikely of allies—some Pentagon contractors.

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Topics: National Security

December 7, 2012

By Angela Canterbury

NDAA Update: Defense Budget Bill Scorecard



Government Accountability The Project On Government Oversight supports crucial measures to eliminate DoD waste, increase contractor oversight, and enhance government accountability in the Senate's multi-billion dollar defense budget bill.

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Topics: Government Accountability

November 22, 2012

By Dana Liebelson

Super Committee is a Super Failure, But There's Still Hope for Taxpayers



Government Accountability The bipartisan Super Committee tasked with finding $1.2 trillion in budget cuts over the next decade is officially a super failure. Now, there's another question looming over the heads of American taxpayers: will Congress learn from its mistakes?

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Topics: Open Government

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