WASHINGTON Attorney General Eric Holder says he has averted daily furloughs of 3,570 federal prison staffers around the country, moving $150 million from other Justice Department accounts to stave off a serious threat to the lives and safety of correctional staff, inmates and the public.
Some 38,000 employees at the U.S. Bureau of Prisons supervise 176,000 inmates at 119 institutions, ensuring security and providing prisoners with needed programs.
FAA set to close 149 air traffic towers due to budget cuts Congress takes some hurt out of sequester Pentagon to delay employee furloughs
In a memo Friday to all Justice Department
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