In the days before $85 billion in government-wide budget cuts take effect, Republican lawmakers are grabbing at all kinds of proposals to try to lessen the damage. If Congress fails to pass a bill by March 1, across-the-board cuts will begin to be implemented, further freezing government contracts and beginning the process of furloughing hundreds of thousands of government workers. As President Barack Obama traveled to Newport News, Va., to explain the devastation to shipyard workers ...

THIS CONTENT REQUIRES SUBSCRIPTION ACCESS

You must be a paid subscriber to access "Deal To Replace Budget Penalty Remains Beyond Reach".

 

Current Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) enterprise and individual members: please go to http://awin.aviationweek.com for access.

 

Not currently a subscriber? Click on the "Learn More" button below to view subscription offers.

Already registered? here.