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US Government Shutdown 2013

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The US Government Shutdown of 2013 lasted from October 1 through October 17th. It resulted in the furlough of 800,000 government employees.
The president, Clinton, ordered the shutdown for starters. I was a federal employee during that time and I was not paid during that period. After the shutdown and a budget was approved, I was paid in full. As far as I know, I then heard that all other federal employees that had been sent home were p…
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No. The US Military is considered an essential service and therefore is typically not affected.
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It depends on where your subsidy is coming from. Most adoption assistance payments are issued through the county or state the child was adopted from; as long as the government of your county or state is still running, your check should still arrive on time.
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Theoretically the Landlord could have his pay withheld until the shutdown is over.
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Will retired military pay be effected by government shutdown.
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Military members will not be furloughed if the government shuts down. Their pay has already been appropriated in the DOD budget. So, the government civilians will stay home, military members will still show up to work.
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The pros of a government shutdown include showing how much bureaucracy there is in Washington and the inability for the two political parties to work together. The cons include putting innocent people out of work, delaying paychecks, and shutting down government services the American people depend o…
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If the government is not bailed out by china again then we will have inflation. meaning that 1$ now is going to be equal to 3$. Ex: A pack of gum is 1.20$ today and if government shuts down that same pack of gum will cost you 3.60$.
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yes, plenty of times.
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The U.S. government shutdowns occur when the U.S. President and one (or both) of the chambers of Congress are controlled by different political parties, and are unable to resolve disagreements over budget allocations. Congress passes spending bills that fund the government. So if it doesn't pass, th…
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It occurred in November 1995, when Bill Clinton was president and it lasted 27 days total. It began as a battle over spending, between President Clinton and his adversary Republican Newt Gingrich, the leader of the House of Representatives. Clinton wanted to expand funding for Medicare and for educa…
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An agreement could not be reach.
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The longest government shutdown lasted for 21 days. It happened in the 1995-1996 term.
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I would hope you would not want to kill someone, during a shutdown or at any other time. If you are asking whether law enforcement is working even during a shutdown, the answer is yes, they are; so if a murder did occur, the perpetrator would be arrested.
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At the federal level, a shutdown can happen when disagreement exists among the Senate, the House, and/or the President regarding a budget to finance government programs. In the absence of appropriated funds, the government discontinues providing non-essential services at the beginning of the affecte…
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If you are referring to the US Government shutdown, there are a number of explanations, depending on which side of the political aisle you listen to. Republicans say the reason is congress (and especially Democrats) overspent on the budget and needed to cut back on some services in order to stabiliz…
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The president and all members of congress were paid during the shutdown, but their staff members were not. The military was exempt, since the president had signed an act that made sure the troops would continue to get paid.
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No, it was a joke on a website that Fox news failed to fact check properly before airing it as News. He didn't pay (so won't need reimbursed)
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Some federal employees are considered non-essential, so it is mandatory they be furloughed during government shutdown. Thank you! After further research, I found on Wikipedia that there is the Antideficiency Act from 1884 that is the basis of for this furlough requirement.
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