Government Building Projects Slow to a Trickle

Congress gutted 2011 construction budgets at virtually all agencies and 2012 looks like a continuation of that trend

The 2011 federal budget passed by Congress in April gutted construction budgets at virtually all agencies, and 2012 looks to continue that trend. The agency with the biggest construction budget, GSA, saw funding for new construction plummet 91 percent from 2010 to 2011. Its budget for renovations was also severely cut.

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