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State fiscal problems may worsen

Stock market plunge could widen deficit

By Casey Ross and Frank Phillips
Globe Staff / October 17, 2008

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This week's announcement of 1,000 state employee layoffs and $1 billion in budget cuts may just be the beginning, as financial forecasters say that Governor Deval Patrick's predictions of revenue shortfalls are as much as $500 million too low. (Full article: 957 words)

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