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States Shut Down to Save Cash

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"Across the country, cash-strapped state governments are shutting down business for a day at a time to save money," according to the Wall Street Journal. State offices are closed today in California, Maine, Maryland and Michigan. Rhode Island had planned to shut down as well until a judge blocked the plan. "The furloughs, which basically act as salary cuts for state workers, are the latest response to plunges in tax revenue because of the recession."

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