is one of those states in which folks have gotten the axe left and right at various agencies.
What is sad is that politics went far beyond "saving money" in this process. At first long term planning on defined benefits made sense to reduce the workforce thru WTA. But by the mid 00s every position cut actually cost the state more in private contracts than was saved by salary/benefits because the work still had to be done. Just a net loss shell game which looked oh-so-shiny on the workforce reduction side.
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