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Temporary layoff notices to begin going out to state workers

The Governor’s budget office has just sent out a memorandum informing state agency heads to begin issuing temporary layoff notices to their employees in case there is a government shutdown next week.

The Legislature is on a deadline to pass a budget by June 30 to avert closure of many state offices July 1, the start of the next budget cycle.

Here is the text of the memo, which was sent on behalf of David Schumacher, director of the state’s Office of Financial Management:

I am sorry to report that, as of this afternoon, the Legislature has not yet reached

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