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Organizations Discuss Joint Effort to Stop Sequestration

Washington, DC
Monday, February 11, 2013

The Aerospace Industries Association, NDD United and the Task Force for American Innovation held a press conference on their joint effort to stop sequestration budget cuts, currently set to go into effect on March1.

Speakers urged President Obama and Congress to work together to find a balanced, bipartisan permanent solution to the budget cuts.

Speakers included: Marion Blakey, president and CEO of the Aerospace Industries Association; Wes Bush, chairman of AIA and chairman, CEO and president of Northrop Grumman Corporation; Emily Holubowich, executive director of the Coalition for Health Funding and Co-Chair of NDD United; Peter McPherson, president of the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities; and Hunter Rawlings, president of the Association of American Universities.

Updated: Monday, February 11, 2013 at 9:47am (ET)

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