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SANTA FE – New Mexico rank-and-file state employees can exhale – at least for now.
A spokesman for Gov. Susana Martinez confirmed Thursday that unpaid furlough days for state workers will not be ordered before the end of this month, after an infusion of roughly $80 million in one-time money for the state’s cash reserves was approved during a special session that ended earlier this week.
“Because of the budget agreement, this is no longer something we’re considering at this time,” Martinez spokesman Michael Lonergan said Thursday.
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