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White House plans to require federal agencies to provide details about drones

The White House is preparing a directive that would require federal agencies to publicly disclose for the first time where they fly drones in the United States and what they do with the torrents of data collected from aerial surveillance. Continue reading

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DoD still evaluating whether to furlough employees, Hale says

Should furloughs be necessary, civilian employees would begin receiving notices as early as May, and would not to come to work for as many as 2 days per pay period beginning in June and through the rest of the fiscal year, which ends Sept. 30. Continue reading

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Is a Sequester Tipping Point Coming?

When $85 billion in broad spending cuts went into effect in March the world didn’t end. Kids weren’t kicked out of school en masse, hundreds of thousands weren’t laid off, the economy didn’t tank. Sequestration was overhyped and the deluge never came. But it may begin to pour this summer. Continue reading

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