February 15, 2012
In the 2013 budget requests, states, localities and the Science and Technology (S&T) directorate of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) are expected to see a “buzz cut” in funding, Rich Cooper, a principal in Catalyst Partners, .
“I think the fiscal realities are starting to hit home with this administration,” he said. “Cyber may be the only place that doesn’t get a cut because of the new authorities the White House is seeking to give it.”
Cooper added: “Border and aviation security are very visible and people see that and [the administration is] going to preserve those kinds of things…Border Patrol may be trimmed a bit but it’s not going to be a buzz cut.”
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