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The Looming U.S. Government Shutdown: What You Need to Know Before the Jan. 19 Deadline - Government Practice News

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Posted on: Jan 18, 2018

The phrase “government shutdown” seemingly crops up every few months, and now it’s rearing its ugly head once again.

Congress is facing a Friday Jan. 19 deadline to pass a spending bill, which helps determine the government’s budget and discretionary spending for the fiscal year. Without it, the government will shut down.

How did we get here this time?

Read this article here.

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