Head of the General Services Administration resigns
This final note today. The head of the General Services Administration — essentially the federal government’s landlord and business manager — resigned today. The Washington Post reports Martha Johnson has stepped down after she spent $835,000 on an employee training conference in Las Vegas.
Included in the line items? $147,000 in airfare; $6,300 on commemorative coin sets; and $3,200 on a mind reader.
Shoulda seen that one coming, I guess.
There’s a lot happening in the world. Through it all, Marketplace is here for you.
You rely on Marketplace to break down the world’s events and tell you how it affects you in a fact-based, approachable way. We rely on your financial support to keep making that possible.
Your donation today powers the independent journalism that you rely on. For just $5/month, you can help sustain Marketplace so we can keep reporting on the things that matter to you.