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Pentagon furloughs to cost Miss. over $50 million in payroll

February 21, 2013

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The numbers are starting to come in on the cost of the $86 billion federal budget sequester that kicks in March 1. For starters, Mississippi stands to lose $50.4 million in civilian defense payroll this year. That loss is to come from the planned furloughs of 800,000 Department of Defense civilians workers as part of […]

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