Watch (NC8): furloughs could get worse at Defense Department

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Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says furloughs for DOD’s civilian workforce will probably continue into next year — and the situation could get worse.  He told civilian Defense Department employees in Jacksonville, FL that if sequestration continues into fiscal year 2014 starting October 1 this year, furloughs could turn into layoffs.  I talked about what’s ahead, and potential solutions, on Capital Insider on NewsChannel 8 with Mike Conneen sitting in for Morris Jones.