Home / DoD / Report: No Furloughs for Intell Community

Report: No Furloughs for Intell Community

EmptyOfficeFEMAEmployees in the U.S. Intelligence Community funded under the National Intelligence Program budget will not be subject to furloughs resulting from sequestration, Federal News Radio reported Wednesday.

Lauren Larson writes James Clapper, national intelligence director, told IC employees in an email the community continues to face challenges under the sequester and will have to prioritize activities with limited resources.

Clapper also said he supported Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel’s plan to reduce furloughs for workers within the Military Intelligence Program and the Information Systems Security Program, according to the report.

Intelligence Community leaders developed strategies to reduce the furloughs, Clapper said in the email obtained by the station.

Check Also

New VA Law Set to Streamline Claims, Appeals Process for Veterans

The Department of Veterans Affairs implemented legislation to streamline the agency’s claims and appeals process for former U.S. service members. VA said Tuesday that the Veterans Appeals Improvement and Modernization Act of 2017 will reduce its inventory of legacy appeals. 

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *