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During shutdown, critical public safety functions fall by the wayside

A new staff report from the Senate Commerce Committee highlights some of the ways in which the government shutdown is throwing sand in the gears of the private economy. But the authors also point to several ways in which federal furloughs are jeopardizing public safety.

Tags: workforce , management , government shutdown , Congress , Senate Commerce Committee , Consumer Federation of America , Deborah Hersman , Marion Blakey , Rachel Weintraub , NTSB , FAA , CPSC , NHTSA , FDA , Jared Serbu

Friday - 10/11/2013, 06:38pm EDT
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Small firms feel first bite of DoD budget cuts as large contractors' stock soars

As the first elements of sequestration's impact on the Defense industrial base begin to take shape, observers inside and outside the Pentagon worry about small businesses.

Tags: Private Side of Sequestration , DoD , sequestration , industry , contracting , Congress , small business , Beacon Interactive Systems , Klett Consulting , Marion Blakey , ML Mackey , Mark Klett , Elana Broitman , Jared Serbu

Wednesday - 07/31/2013, 05:27am EDT
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FAA cuts could trigger $20 billion blow to national economy

The Federal Aviation Administration is slated to lose $1 billion from its budget if Congress does not act to prevent sequestration, according to a study released by the Aerospace Industries Association. But the cuts would ripple throughout the nation's economy. About 100,000 jobs throughout the economy would be lost.

Tags: FAA , Stephen Mullin , Econsult Corporation , NextGen , Norman Mineta , Transportation Department , sequestration

Monday - 08/13/2012, 10:54pm EDT
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Civilian workforce faces brutal consequences under sequestration

Civilian agency payrolls would be most vulnerable under automatic budget cuts set to kick in on Jan. 2. A new AIA and George Mason University study claims 229,000 non-defense federal jobs would be eliminated.

Tags: Congress , sequestration , Budget Control Act , workforce , pay and benefits , Marion Blakey , Stephen Fuller , George Mason University , Jeanne Shaheen , Kelly Ayotte , Gordon Adams , Jared Serbu

Wednesday - 07/18/2012, 05:07am EDT
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Clock already ticking on automatic cuts

Roughly five months until across-the-board budget reductions, known as sequestration, are set to kick in, the Aerospace Industries Association unveiled a new report Tuesday that warned of jobs losses, billions in losses to the economy and a blow to wages from the $1.2 trillion, 10-year cuts in defense and domestic programs. The report comes amid a cacophony of election-year demands and partisan backbiting over how to avert the impending cuts that will only grow louder in the coming weeks. Lawmakers agree that it's imperative that Congress move swiftly before the November election to avert the cuts, but have offered wide variations on a solution.

Tags: industry , budget , Congress , sequestration , Marion Blakey , Jeanne Shaheen , Kelly Ayotte

Tuesday - 07/17/2012, 05:15pm EDT

Senators quiz defense companies on sequestration

Letter, sent to 15 large vendors, asks for estimated impacts of sequestration on defense contractors.

Tags: DoD , Congress , budget , sequestration , defense industrial base , John McCain , Kelly Ayotte , Joe Lieberman , Saxby Chambliss , John Cornyn , James Inhofe , Lindsey Graham , Lockheed Marting , Jared Serbu

Friday - 07/06/2012, 11:55am EDT

Defense industry warns of budget cuts going too far

In an interview with In Depth with Francis Rose, Fred Downey, vice president of national security at the Aerospace Industries Association, breaks down what the defense industry is saying about DoD's strategy.

Tags: Fred Downey , DoD , budget , In Depth

Friday - 03/16/2012, 05:58pm EDT
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Bravo for Babbitt

Tags: management , FAA , Randy Babbitt , Marion Blakey ,

Wednesday - 04/01/2009, 04:22pm EDT
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NASA plans change the future of contracting

New plans for NASA put jobs and billions of dollars on the line. Marion Blakey, president and CEO of the Aerospace Industries Association gives us the private sector's perspective

Tags: mgnt , NASA , Marion Blakey , FAA ,

Friday - 04/16/2010, 11:08am EDT
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