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Sequestration is a front-and-center issue for everyone these days. While many people may not know exactly what the term means, they know to be worried on March 1 if no agreement is in place and $109 billion in annual spending cuts go into effect across all departments of the U.S. government.

Sequestration is the plan to reduce the federal deficit by $1.2 trillion from the federal budget over the next 10 years.[…] Continue Reading »

Marion Blakey is the president and CEO of the Aerospace Industries Association.

AIA dailyLead editor Angela Giroux Scheide interviewed Blakey on her thoughts regarding how sequestration and the economy has affected the aerospace and defense industry. An edited transcript of their conversation follows.

Sequestration is slated to cut an additional $600 billion from defense over 10 years beginning in 2013.[…] Continue Reading »