MIRAMAR (CBSMiami) – A drastic decision in Miramar as all city employees, including police officers and firefighters, are facing furloughs.

Miramar’s city manager announced the news in a memo Wednesday, blaming the loss of money due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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So every city employee, first responders included, will be furloughed for one day per week from June through December.

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It amounts to a 20 percent pay cut.

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Governments large and small are preparing for major budget deficits because of lost tax revenue from almost every source.