Things will certainly get much tougher before they get any better for employees of the city of Shepherdsville.
And the painful budget cuts suffered inside the walls of city government will then spread to the citizens of the community.
City officials are still working on the upcoming budget but there is nothing that is encouraging in the early discussions.
Employees are already prepared for paying more on their insurance premiums, probably to the tune of 10 percent. They are also bracing for furlough days each month.
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