Lisa Baker http://wesa.fm en State Senators Urge Action in DC to Stop Military Tech Furloughs http://wesa.fm/post/state-senators-urge-action-dc-stop-military-tech-furloughs <p>State lawmakers are prodding members of Congress to keep the Pennsylvania National Guard from having to furlough its technicians.<br><br>The chair of the Senate Committee on Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness is on a letter-writing campaign to fix what she sees as an oversight in the design of automatic federal spending cuts.<br><br>Republican Lisa Baker said while the sequester won't hit military personnel, it will mean once-a-week furloughs for military technicians.<br> Thu, 28 Mar 2013 10:33:40 +0000 Mary Wilson 6921 at http://wesa.fm