This furlough business is a vestige of the Doyle administration. The new governor — the infamous Scott Walker — has a different approach to balancing the state budget.
IN THE COMMENTS: Ignorance is Bliss writes:
I'd ask 'Doesn't that violate your first amendment rights?', but since that is a constitutional law question, you wouldn't be able to read it, let alone write a response.Now, normally, that's enough to make me add the "law" tag, but I must refrain, lest my enemies wreak revenge.
ADDED: A previous discussion of the furlough day, with better detail.