By Ed O’Keefe – Dozens of career antitrust lawyers at the Justice Department are likely to quit if the department closes four regional offices as part of budget-cutting measures.
Obama last year ordered agencies to cut $8 billion worth of building costs by the end of fiscal 2012. Closing the offices would save Justice $8 million annually as part of Holder’s broader plans to cut $130 million in operational costs, the department said. In anticipation of deeper cuts, Justice has implemented a hiring freeze and spending cuts for department-sponsored conferences. more> http://is.gd/aLSxZn