Downsizing the Federal Workforce

Witnesses testified on the downsizing of the federal workforce. Transportation Secretary Federico Pena emphasized his role as a “manager”… read more

Witnesses testified on the downsizing of the federal workforce. Transportation Secretary Federico Pena emphasized his role as a “manager” in the administration of his department and addressed the manner in which cuts in personnel would be made. Agreeing with Secretary Pena on methods for downsizing, Agriculture Secretary Mike Espy talked about the massive changes his department was undergoing. Interior Secretary Bruce Babbitt cited rising visitation of national parks as an additional difficulty in downsizing. The second panel supported pending legislation for lowering the federal workforce in light of the National Performance Review. The third panel discussed programs already underway in their departments to decrease federal employment. close

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  • Walter D. Broadnax Deputy Secretary Department of Health and Human Services
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Downsizing the Federal Workforce

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Program ID:
54267-1
Category:
House Committee
Format:
House Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 02, 1994 | 5:29am EST | C-SPAN 2

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  • Feb 02, 1994 | 5:29am EST | C-SPAN 2
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