government shutdown

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nedyne
By nedyne on Sun, Jan 21, 2018 - 11:02am

The government shut down. Why doesn't anyone care?

So the government shut down because lawmakers couldn't agree on a bill to just continue the old and outdated budget for a few more weeks. How hard is that?

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nedyne
By nedyne on Sun, Jan 21, 2018 - 11:02am

The government shut down. Why doesn't anyone care?

So the government shut down because lawmakers couldn't agree on a bill to just continue the old and outdated budget for a few more weeks. How hard is that?

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emgreen
By emgreen on Tue, Dec 3, 2013 - 4:51pm

5 Long Term Effects of the Government Shutdown

The beginning of October 2013 marked day one of the United States' first partial government shutdown since 1995 during the Clinton administration. With the House and Senate at each other's throats over how to fund Obama's healthcare plan, the government was forced to temporarily halt work in Federal agencies and services. For roughly seventeen days, federally funded services such as parks and museums, public housing services, passport agencies, immigration checking services, healthcare services and more were suspended until the powers that be came to a consensus decision.