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February 25, 2013


Report Says Cuts Would Impact Agency That Doesn't Exist

Reason reports that a Office of Management and Budget report warning of the cuts mandated by sequestration would affect an agency that no longer exists.

"The first line item on page 121 of the OMB's September 2012 report says that under sequestration the National Drug Intelligence Center would lose $2 million of its $20 million budget. While that's slightly more than 8.2 percent (rounding error or scare tactic?), the bigger problem is that the National Drug Intelligence Center shuttered its doors on June 15, 2012--three months before the OMB issued its report to Congress."












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