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- LEGISLATION REQUIRING 10% ATTRITION INTRODUCED IN HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES – January 23, 2015
Republicans Aim to Stop Agencies from ‘Blindly Filling Empty Desks’
By Eric Katz, Government Executive
Representatives Cynthia Lummis (R-WY) and Mick Mulvaney (R-SC) introduced the Federal Workforce Through Attrition Act (H.R. 417), to reduce the total number of civil service employees in the executive branch of the Government through attrition. The legislation, which has been referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, requires a 10 percent reduction in the number of civilian federal employees by the end of FY 2016.
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