Fenty wants hiring, spending freeze
Mayor Adrian M. Fenty (D) will issue a freeze on hiring and promotions in city government Monday and restrict discretionary spending within the agencies, his staff said.
Fenty's efforts come as the administration and D.C. Council prepare to tackle an estimated $175 million budget shortfall in the budget for fiscal 2011, which began Friday.
According to administration officials, Fenty's order will probably prevent agencies from spending any money on non-essential items or travel. It could also halt employee pay raises.
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