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The president and his ilk are showing us what an understaffed and overburdened government looks like.
In his new job overseeing the DOJ’s day-to-day operations, the 52-year-old Rosenstein is expected to bring a degree of normalcy and structure to an agency that, three months into Trump’s presidency, remains severely understaffed at its top levels.
The commission, whose auditing division is currently severely understaffed, counted more than 1,000 late repair or maintenance jobs in six of PG&E’s nine Bay Area districts.
How to provide and pay for care that meets constitutional standards is a problem for a system that faces the overarching concerns of overcrowded, understaffed and aging prisons.
In addition, the report estimates that community patrol, arguably the city's most important policing function, is more than one-third understaffed.
Miami-Dade rushed police to understaffed storm shelters Friday.
Others say response times might be affected because the State Department is understaffed and undergoing a reconstruction.
Once again, a wait time without noticeable crowding in the restaurant does not mean it’s understaffed.
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