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Ala state employee numbers decline
By Ala. state worker rolls show first drop in five years
Montgomery, AL – - The number of state employees in Alabama
has declined for the first time in five years.
The state comptroller's office reports there were 503 fewer
state employees on Sept. 30 than at the same time a year ago.
Alabama's government employed 38,503 people at the end of fiscal
2009 on Sept. 30. That represented a declined of 1.3 percent from a
A decline last occurred in fiscal 2004. That decrease and the
recent one coincided with the state government experiencing