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Cuts Spare Antitrust Division, U.S. Attorneys

Law360 (April 10, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of Justice's Antitrust Division and the U.S. attorney's offices will escape the budget knife applied to the DOJ's fiscal year 2009 budget, presented by Attorney General Michael B. Mukasey on Thursday.

At a hearing of the U.S. Senate Commerce, Justice, Science Appropriations Subcommittee, Mukasey said President Bush's $22.7 billion budget request, which calls for 2% cuts from this year, came at a time of “limited resources and tough decisions.” Nonetheless, the DOJ's antitrust division will have its funds increased from $147.8 million in...
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