Hagel: Civilian furloughs unavoidable, but number of days reduced
Rep. Lee Terry said through a spokesman that he was disappointed that furloughs could not be reduced further or eliminated altogether.
Posted: Friday, March 29, 2013 12:00 am
WASHINGTON — It will be a summer of furloughs for civilian defense employees after all.
Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel confirmed Thursday that the Pentagon is moving forward with the furloughs, although the number of days has been reduced from 22 to 14.
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Friday, March 29, 2013 12:00 am.