B.A. Spending Daily
Here’s a roundup of this morning’s must-read budget and economic stories:
USA Today says the real federal deficit is much higher than is thought.
Politico looks at the back and forth among lawmakers on whether or not to go forward with the automatic defense spending cuts required by last year’s deficit deal. Meanwhile, Bloomberg says the Senate appropriations panel passed a defense spending bill in line with President Obama’s request.
The Washington Post reports the man who organized the lavish Las Vegas GSA conference has left the agency.
Politico examines one man’s fight to cut federal spending.
According to Politico, the Senate will likely go ahead with debate on the farm bill next month.
Reuters asks how a Greek exit from the Euro could affect the U.S. economy.