In Depth interviews - June 20

Thursday - 6/21/2012, 1:56am EDT

This is the In Depth show blog. Here you can listen to the interviews, find more information about the guests on the show each day and links to additional resources.

Today's guests:

Scott LillySenior Fellow, Center for American Progress

Sequestration is seen as a looming threat of the Budget Control Act.

But the simple possibility of discretionary spending cuts at the end of the year may have negative effects, even if the cuts do not take place.

Scott Lilly is a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress. He discusses that potential, which he has also covered in his recent writing.


Larry AllenPresident, Allen Federal Business Partners

Several important pieces of legislation that could strongly impact agencies and contractors are coming down to the wire over the next few weeks. Congress already has a full plate for the post-election lame duck session, and there are few workdays left before the month-long August recess.

Larry Allen, president of Allen Federal Business Partners, talks about some of the work Congress members have ahead of them.

Click here to see a newsletter from Allen that also mentions this topic.


Also on the show:

Pentagon Solutions: Panetta warns of 'disaster' from defense cuts

SEA cites identity theft as unintended consequence of STOCK Act

What causes 'leadership deficit' at agencies?

Devaney: 'Long past due' for governmentwide spending oversight