Gainer said almost 80 members of his team have expressed interest in taking advantage of a buyout program, which could end up eliminating the needs to across-the-board furloughs for his employees.
“This has really forced us to concentrate on, ‘Are we structured the right way? Are all the skill sets still needed?’” Gainer said. “I think what we’ve found is, with some reorganization, we’d be able to combine some leadership positions or skills that were valid and needed 15 years ago that may not be needed today. We can see if there’s another place in the organization where that’s needed.”
On January 3, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., raises her right hand as her son Henry messes up her hair while Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr., delivers the ceremonial swearing-in in the Old Senate Chamber. Gillibrand's other son Theodore, lower right, looks on.
Each year since 1990, CQ Roll Call has reviewed the financial disclosures of all 541 senators, representatives and delegates to determine the 50 richest members of Congress. This year's report, derived from forms covering the calendar year 2012, shows it took a net worth of $6.67 million to crack the exclusive club.