U.S. Department of Defense http://wamc.org en Congressional Reps Decry Defense Furloughs http://wamc.org/post/congressional-reps-decry-defense-furloughs <p>U.S. Department of Defense furloughs of civilian employees took effect Monday and are scheduled to run through the end of September. In New York, a few thousand of these employees are affected at West Point and elsewhere in the Hudson Valley. Two of the region’s congressional representatives slammed the furloughs as they headed back to Washington to try and balance the budget.</p> Tue, 09 Jul 2013 00:15:51 +0000 Allison Dunne 68742 at http://wamc.org Congressional Reps Decry Defense Furloughs