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Pataki Announces State Workforce Reduction Plan

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Governor Pataki has announced that he'd like to reduce the state workforce by 5,000 jobs, in order to help close the combined $11.5 billion dollar budget deficit. At a budget hearing, lawmakers asked Governor Pataki's commissioners whether that number would be achieved through layoffs. Karen Dewitt reports.

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Karen DeWitt
NYS Capitol Correspondent


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