FINAL UPDATE (12/20/2019): President Trump has signed the spending bills and avoided a holiday government shutdown. The bill granted Federal employees paid parental leave and created a new branch in the military called Space Force, which is historic.
UPDATE (12/20/2019): The House and Senate have approved the $1.4 trillion, two-part spending deal. It is now pending President Donald Trump’s signature.
We are removing the countdown clock since the shutdown threat is over.
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(01/25/2019): ***This will be final update. The President has signed a congressional resolution ending the longest federal government shutdown in US history. On 2/15, the government can possible shutdown again if the president does not receive funding for a wall on the southern border. The shutdown lasted for 35 days.
(01/17/2019): President Trump has signed the “Government Employee Fair Treatment Act of 2019” which guarantees backpay for federal government employees.
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FINAL UPDATE: The government has reopened after the Senate Democrats agreed to vote for a three week spending bill.
UPDATE: The deadline has passed. The US Federal Government has officially shutdown as Democrats and Republicans could not agree on a spending bill. This will be the first shutdown since 2013.
No, it isn’t Groundhog Day. We are facing the threat of another federal government shutdown. There is a real possibility the U.S. government will come to a screeching halt tonight at midnight.
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The Senate has passed the stop-gap measure 81-14. The bill will now go to the White House for President Trump’s signature.
The stop-gap measure will extend the current continuing resolution (CR) until December 22, 2017. Hopefully the threat of another shutdown will not occur before the holidays.
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