One in five state government jobs could go unfilled to help fix a two-year budget deficit of about $5.4 billion, if federal stimulus funds aren't forthcoming, Gov. Jim Doyle told a congressional panel in Washington, D.C., on Thursday.
As is, the state will have shed about 3,500 jobs by June 30, or one of every 10 state workers since Doyle first took office in 2002, he told the U.S. House Appropriations Committee
Doylie told us that he was going to reduce the State payroll, remember? He blamed Tommy Thompson for the 50% increase in State employees during Thompson's benevolent despot reign; and Doylie was right.
Now he gets to do what he said, kinda, sorta, maybe.
In DC, of course, dumping Gummint employees is the most horrible of all crimes against the
Until the US goes banko, like Wisconsin and Californicate.