Gone, too, were many of the middle managers at district headquarters.
"It has become a market of middle managers who want to get around."
But those middle managers are not named in the report, the Congressional official said.
The corporations that once needed thousands of middle managers no longer do.
"I thought he just might tough it out," said one middle manager on Sunday night.
Until then, he had spent 20 years as a middle manager in the corporate world.
Of course, middle managers have been an endangered species before.
That left the government in the hands of the former bureaucrats and middle managers.
The Republican budget plan calls for laying off about 1,400 middle managers making $50,000 or more a year.
Q. I am black and a middle manager at a large company.