JEFFERSON CITY — The head of Missouri's public defender system says a hiring freeze will start Nov. 1 and furloughs could be necessary in January if Gov. Jay Nixon does not release additional money budgeted for the system.
Missouri public defender hiring freeze due to budget cuts
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