With growing number of retirement-age employees, Zinke sees chance to replace, relocate jobs west

The Interior Department may quickly become the poster child for a government reorganization and relocation — moving hundreds of federal jobs out of the Washington, D.C. area and to other parts of the country. “Looking at a replacement as people retire [and] looking at pushing more assets out west, it makes a difference if you’re a GS-5 [or] a GS-7 where you live,” Secretary Ryan Zinke told the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee at Interior’s budget hearing Tuesday. “ (full Article)