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DHS headquarters in Iowa?

As part of Rep. Jason Chaffetz’s (R-Utah) sweeping changes to the federal workforce under the new administration, he has suggested moving the Department of Homeland Security to Middle America.

As part of Rep. Jason Chaffetz’s (R-Utah) sweeping changes to the federal workforce under the new administration, he has suggested moving the Department of Homeland Security to Middle America, Government Executive reports.

According to the article, Chaffetz , who chairs the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, said that agencies should consider moving agencies outside of Washington and specifically mentioned that Des Moines, Iowa might be a better home for DHS headquarters.

He claims the move would save the federal government a significant amount of money, the article notes.

Reader comments

Thu, Jan 19, 2017 Oklahoma

I like it

Wed, Jan 11, 2017

It would save a lot in overhead & wages.

Wed, Jan 11, 2017

How about Mexico, this will really save a lot of money especially when we build the HUGE wall.

Wed, Jan 11, 2017

Looks like political payoffs are just starting.

Wed, Jan 11, 2017

10-4!

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