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Commission on Military and National Security Facilities

Categories: Defense/Military,Virginia Issues

http://www.governor.virginia.gov/Issues/ExecutiveOrders/pdf/EO_22.pdf

Executive Order #22, 2010 which creates a commission to oversee state efforts to retain existing military facilities and identify military operations/facilities which could be transferred to Virginia.  Created after the Defense Department announced  savings initiatives that included the closing of the Joint Forces Command based in Norfolk.  From the Office of the Governor.

Review of the Federal Bureau of Investigation Laboratory’s Forensic DNA Case Backlog

Categories: Crime/Justice,Science/Technology,Statistics

http://www.justice.gov/oig/reports/FBI/a1039.pdf

Reports that the FBI lab had a backlog of more than 3,000 forensic DNA cases as of March 2010 and with current staff would require two years to overcome the backlog.  From the Office of the Inspector General of the Justice Department

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