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Report claims more FBI staff lives in Md. than in Va.

A central tussle  in the tug-of-war between Maryland and Virginia officials over where to relocate the FBI headquarters is where members of the FBI headquarters staff actually live.

The FBI has largely been mum on the issue, allowing the General Services Administration, which manages real estate for the federal government, to conduct a search for a new headquarters site on its behalf. The GSA has not disclosed information on where FBI employees live or how long their commutes are.

Senators from both states have stepped into the void, claiming the FBI staff would prefer to work in their states. When the GSA announced the finalist sites would be Greenbelt, Landover and Springfield, Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) said that the FBI would prefer to be close to the FBI crime lab in Quantico, which is about 25 miles down Interstate 95 from the Springfield site.

Read full article here from The Washington Post

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