government shutdown

Government Shutdown
Congress did not act, so we are facing a federal government shutdown. The shutdown will close national parks (like Acadia in the fall) and museums and furlough hundreds of thousands of federal workers. BUT there are a number of government services that will see business as usual. Many are "esse…
Federal Government Shuts Down, No One Knows for How Long
As of 12:01 a.m. EST on Tuesday, the federal government closed down. Congressional leaders in the House of Representatives and the Senate were unable to reach an agreement on a budget or a temporary fix, known as a continuing resolution, before the start of the new fiscal year on October 1.