CT Mirror: Reduced state workforce is impacting education, other services


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Statewide, staffing is down by more than 10 percent – or more than 2,500 full-time positions – since January 2011. The number of state agencies has been reduced, chiefly through consolidations, from 81 to 47.

These reductions were made as the state faced historic fiscal challenges and lawmakers and the governor moved to reduce costs.