KUER Local News
9:27 am
Fri February 27, 2009

State employees may have furlough; lawmakers struggle to roll back cuts

Salt Lake City, UT – Action taken on Utah's Capitol Hill yesterday - a strike force aimed at undocumented immigrants who commit felony crimes ..traveling with loaded weapons in cars and opting out of the Real ID Act. But first -- the furious budget skirmishing begins as the Legislature heads into its final weeks. Even with $1-point-7 billion in federal stimulus money - lawmakers slashing deeply and a state employees face a possible 11 day furlough. KUER's Jenny Brundin reports