The Big Conversation
In a weekend story, the Austin American-Statesman‘s J. David McSwane reported on a sizable reduction in force at the General Land Office under the tenure ofGeorge P. Bush, raising questions about the long-term effects caused by the agency’s “reboot.”
In all, at least 111 GLO employees have leftduring Bush’s time in office. McSwane reports that amounts to about 17 percent of the agency’s workforce. Former Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson told the Statesman that the downsizing represents “a purge of …………. read more here.