State workers on furlough today

Many state employees are getting a four day holiday weekend due to furloughs.Today is one of three unpaid days off most state workers will be

HARTFORD - Many state employees are getting a four day holiday weekend due to furloughs.

Today is one of three unpaid days off most state workers will be forced to take as part of the fiscal year that started yesterday.

Courts, parks, public safety and emergency agencies will still be open with other state offices closed.

The furloughs are expected to save the state about $10 million.

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