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House OKs bill cutting state jobs

April 7, 2011 in Alexandria Echo Press

Twelve percent of Minnesota state government jobs would disappear in the next two years and those still on the payroll would not get a raise if a Republican budget bill becomes law.
After a debate of more than six hours, the House passed the bill 72-61 Wednesday that also would require a review of all state agencies in a process that could lead to the end for many departments and would cut the number of deputy and assistant commissioners the governor may appoint. Continue Reading

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