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AFGE: 126 Lawmakers Protest Pentagon Civilian Furloughs

WASHINGTON —Some 126 lawmakers, led by the top Democrat on the House Armed Services Committee, formally protested the Pentagon’s plan to furlough all civilian workers for 14 days each between now and Sept. 30, the American Federation of Government Employees reported. The furloughs, mandated by the “sequester” which cut billions of dollars in defense spending, hit all units equally even […]

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