layoff http://wyomingpublicradio.net en Mead: Budgets can be cut without layoffs http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/mead-budgets-can-be-cut-without-layoffs <p>Wyoming Governor Matt Mead says he wants state agencies to look at program reductions but not job cuts when they come up with plans to reduce the state budget.&nbsp;</p><p>Because of declining natural gas prices, the governor is asking all state agencies to be prepared to reduce their budgetseight percent by July first of 2013.&nbsp; Mead said during a news&nbsp;conference that&nbsp;many of the reductions can be done without layoffs.</p> Wed, 25 Apr 2012 23:25:49 +0000 Bob Beck 23128 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Mead: Budgets can be cut without layoffs