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Government Shutdown Averted as Senate Dems Relent

By on December 9, 2016 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Government Shutdown Averted as Senate Dems Relent

An attempt by some Senate Democrats to block a continuing resolution will apparently not lead to a government shutdown.

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Obama Signs Short-Term Bill To Fund Government Past Election

on September 29, 2016 in Current Events with 0 Comments
President Barack Obama has signed a short-term funding bill to keep the government from shutting down at the end of the week.

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House Passes Funding Bill, Averting a Shutdown

on September 29, 2016 in Current Events with 0 Comments
The House on Wednesday approved a bill to fund the federal government through December 9, averting a costly shutdown two days ahead of the deadline.

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Senate Approves Deal to Keep Government Open

on September 28, 2016 in Current Events with 0 Comments
The Senate approved a stop-gap spending deal Wednesday to avert a government shutdown this weekend and provide $1.1 billion in long-awaited aid to combat the Zika virus.

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What Happens to Your Pay in the Event of a Shutdown?

By on September 28, 2016 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
What Happens to Your Pay in the Event of a Shutdown?

The possibility of a shutdown is again facing federal employees as the fiscal year draws to a close. What will happen to your pay if there is a partial government shutdown?

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Lawmakers Near Deal To Avoid Shutdown

on September 28, 2016 in Current Events with 0 Comments
House and Senate leaders on Wednesday morning were putting the finishing touches on a deal to avert a government shutdown, fund the government into mid-December and leave town to focus on Election Day.

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Funding Bill Rejected as Shutdown Nears

on September 27, 2016 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Senate Democrats on Tuesday blocked a short-term funding bill for the government over the water crisis in Flint, Mich., moving Congress one step closer to a shutdown in the midst of a presidential election.

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White House Preps Agencies for Possible Government Shutdown

on September 24, 2016 in Current Events with 0 Comments
White House Preps Agencies for Possible Government Shutdown The White House began taking steps Friday to prepare federal agencies for a possible government shutdown at the end of next week.

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What a December CR Means For Federal Workers

on September 10, 2016 in Current Events with 4 Comments
The clock is ticking on the government's operating status yet again. Congress has until the end of September to pass a slate of appropriations bills or a continuing resolution to avoid a government shutdown. The good news for feds is that in a tough election season, with the White House and control of Congress on the line, there appears to be little appetite among incumbents of either party for a shutdown.

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Congress Returns With Just Weeks To Prevent Government Shutdown

on September 5, 2016 in Current Events with 19 Comments
Congress Returns With Just Weeks To Prevent Government Shutdown Congress returns Tuesday from a seven-week recess that has left lawmakers with less than a month to fund the federal government and prevent a shutdown. But the scramble to solve that problem will not stop Republicans from casting votes on other issues designed to register their opposition to the Obama administration.

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