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Budget impacts N.D.

Cuts could furlough more than 600 N.D. Guard technicians

February 27, 2013

Federal budget cuts will be felt by North Dakota National Guard employees in Minot and other communities across the state if Congress hasn’t come to an agreement on the budget by Friday. Capt....

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EarlyBird

Feb-27-13 7:38 AM

I thought the State funded the States National Guard or is there a Federal National Guard? I sure appreciate your service National Guard soldiers. We will just have to hope Mother Nature is nicer to us than the Washington DC bunch.

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WorriedAmerican

Feb-27-13 8:58 AM

Still no pay cuts in Congress? Lets layoff them!

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obertc

Feb-27-13 4:34 PM

EarlyBird, there are civil servants that work for the National Guard that is paid with federal appropriated dollars, just like the civil servants on the base. I didn't know there were over 600 of them across ND though. I thought there was only 11 at the Minot Branch.

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MarkHighwater

Feb-27-13 11:57 PM

Reagan cut the budget and emptied out all the mentally ill onto the street,and boosted the defense/offense budget,since he used to be the pitchman for General Electric,whom we know is a HUGE part of the military industrial complex Eisenhower warned us about in his farewell address in 1961 ! ! !

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MarkHighwater

Feb-27-13 11:59 PM

And Reagans trickle down dried up before it even hit the middle class...he was a disaster for the working class ! ! !

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locomotive

Feb-28-13 10:09 AM

"Bill,I didnt sell any hammers or toilets but I sure used enough of them.How about you."

Good one, leftwing!

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