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Shutdown Hits Macomb's Defense Industry

October 2, 2013



Macomb County is home to thousands of civilian government workers who are now OUT of work because of the partial government shutdown. Defense is a big part of the county’s economy and a prolonged layoff will have an impact. WDET's Pat Batcheller asked Macomb County Executive Mark Hackel if he's worried about that yet. Click on the audio link above to hear the conversation.