How some agencies avoided sequester cuts

The budget cuts called “sequestration” were supposed to apply evenly across the federal government. But, in practice, the pain was not shared equally. The Washington Post updated our June survey of of the administration’s own predictions across 14 federal agencies about the cuts’ dire consequences. Here’s what we found:

What happened to the predictions?

came true
did not come true. Here's why:

Agency found other cuts

Agency used stored-up funds

New money from Congress