Archives for June 2012

News-in-Brief – June 2012

LDA Prominent in Fighting Across the Board Cuts LDA is an active participant in a new and very important national network of coalitions, the Non-Defense Discretionary (“NDD”) Summit. Last summer Congress passed the Budget Control Act (BCA) to address deficit reduction. The BCA will trigger a process on January 2, 2013, known as sequestration, an across-the-board 8.4% cut in all federal programs. The NDD Summit is an attempt by all constituencies that are part of the “non-defense discretionary” budget to work together to ensure sequestration does not take effect and to counter efforts to exempt Defense and other security-related government… Read More »