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March 18, 2013
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Sequestration will affect 600 Nevada guardsmen

Unless Congress and the President find a way around sequestration’s cuts, Adjutant General Bill Burks said 582 of his civilian technicians will suffer the 20 percent/day-a-week furloughs. The majority of those technicians, he said are in the northern part of the state. The Army National guard has 259 of 333 in the north and all but two of the 249 Air National Guard technicians are in the north. Unless they are exempted or an answer to the sequestration bill is found, Burks said the civilian technicians would lose 20 percent of their pay for 22 weeks beginning sometime in the …

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