Gov. Mead Directs Agencies To Bring Furloughed Workers Back ASAP
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — With the partial federal government shutdown ended, Gov. Matt Mead has directed Wyoming state agencies to bring back furloughed employees as soon as possible. A total of 239 state employees were on a partial or full furlough because of the budget impasse. The furloughed workers were in the Department of Environmental Quality, Department of Workforce Services, Military Department and Department of Family Services. The furloughs affected employees with positions that are funded in whole or in part with federal funds.