UPDATE: The shutdown has been averted. The countdown has started for December 20th!
Well, folks, here we go again! Federal government employees and American citizens are sitting at their dinner tables, wondering if there will be a federal government shutdown tomorrow.
If a continuing resolution (CR) fails to pass by Thursday at midnight, the federal government will shut down due to a lack of funding.
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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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