DOJ details vacancy rates as Toney slams Kaul for open jobs

Wisconsin State Capitol building. Photo by David Wise. September 2022.
Wisconsin State Capitol building. Photo by David Wise. September 2022.

Ten percent of DOJ's special agent positions are currently vacant, along with 13 percent of the slots for criminal prosecutors, according to numbers the agency released to WisPolitics.com.

The Department of Justice released the figures Wednesday as GOP AG candidate Eric Toney has been knocking the agency for not sharing the vacancy rates with him.

During a news conference outside the Risser Justice Center, Toney knocked Kaul for what he said was a reduction in DOJ prosecutorial resources. Toney also accused Kaul of leaving vacant up to 30 percent of positions authorized for DOJ's Divisi...

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