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Air Force Announces Civilian Reduction in Force

April 18, 2013 The Air Force has announced plans to exercise its reduction in force authority to meet targets set in its fiscal 2012 budget. Last year’s budget required the service to reduce its civilian workforce by more than 16,000. The Air Force was able to eliminate approximately 15,000 positions without layoffs but ...

Metro Takes $8 Million Sequestration Hit

March 15, 2013 The Washington-area transit system will lose about $8 million of the $150 million in funding Metro gets from the federal government each year, the Washington Post has reported. The reduction will affect long-term projects, such as bus purchases and station improvements, according to Carol Kissal, Metro’s chief financial officer. It ...

No criminal charges for former Commerce secretary after traffic accidents

July 3, 2012 Los Angeles County prosecutors have opted not to file criminal charges against former Commerce Secretary John Bryson, The Associated Press reported Tuesday. Bryson stepped down on June 21 after taking a short medical leave of absence following several traffic accidents he said were the result of a seizure he suffered. ...