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Patrick trims an extra 750 jobs

3d emergency cut in seven months; 5,000 will take unpaid furloughs

The governor - joined yesterday by Leslie Kirwan, secretary of administration and finance, and Lieutenant Governor Timothy Murray - has shown increasing frustration with the Legislature. The governor - joined yesterday by Leslie Kirwan, secretary of administration and finance, and Lieutenant Governor Timothy Murray - has shown increasing frustration with the Legislature. (Globe Staff Photo / Barry Chin)
By Matt Viser
Globe Staff / April 15, 2009

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Governor Deval Patrick cut an additional 750 jobs from state government yesterday and said he will furlough 5,000 executive branch employees for up to five days, a response to relentlessly plunging state revenues that have forced the governor to make an unprecedented series of spending reductions. (Full article: 1002 words)

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