Gov. Rendell gave state worker unions 30 days notice of possible furloughs and a reduction in work hours as the budget crisis deepens.
House Appropriations Chair Dwight Evans (D-Philadelphia) said the real state budget deficit number was $5.6 billion since the General Assembly and the Governor have to solve not only the current year's deficit, but fiscal next year's as well.
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