Judiciary Promises More Budget Cuts

Lippman Says Layoffs Needed to Trim Costs

, New York Law Journal


The judiciary promised the cash-strapped state government to make an additional $100 million in budget cuts yesterday - economies that Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman predicted would cost some court employees their jobs. "We're not talking about a large system of layoffs of 2,000 people," he said in an interview. "But whether it will be 25, 50, 150 or 200, I just don't know."

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