A resolution honoring Ohioan and Olympic athlete Jesse Owens has been approved by the U.S. Senate.
An official with the union that represents local federal government employees says more than 5,000 employees at the Defense Supply Center Columbus will not be furloughed as previously planned.
Thousands of federal employees continue to pass through the gates of the Defense Supply Center Columbus (DSCC). While many federal employees across the U.S. have been furloughed, it has not happened yet at the DSCC in Whitehall.
President Obama releases his budget this week. The defense department faces as much as a one trillion dollar cut. Do you support defense cuts even if it means the closing of Ohio bases?
Local and state officials and members of the Ohio Congressional delegation continue to support recruiting for 1,100 new jobs at the Defense Supply Center of Columbus, even though Congress passed a continuing resolution last month temporarily cutting funds for that purpose.
The nation’s military base closing commission has voted to keep the military accounting center in Columbus. The Columbus Defense Finance and Accounting Services (DFAS) center employs about 2,000 employees.
Two members of the base closure and realignment commission Tuesday toured the Defense Finance and Accounting Service (DFAS) in the Columbus suburb of Whitehall.
The Defense Supply Center Columbus has been saved in the latest round of base closings. A spokesman for Ohio congresswoman Deborah Pryce says DSCC will not only remain open, but will add jobs. John McClelland says indications are DSCC will add about 1,700 jobs.