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Shutdown survival tips from someone who’s been through them

You will survive the government shutdown, if there is one. But it takes some planning and a little knowledge of what to expect. To get some thoughts from…

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AP/Charles DharapakFILE - This June 21, 2013, file photo, shows the seal affixed to the front of the Department of Veterans Affairs building in Washington.  In a federal lawsuit filed this week, U.S. Navy veteran from South Carolina says he ended up with “full-blown AIDS,” because government health care workers never informed him of his positive test result in 1995. He says the test was done as part of standard lab tests at a U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs medical center in Columbia, South Carolina. A V.A. spokeswoman says the agency typically does not comment on pending litigation. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

Letter to the editor: A government shutdown would be devastating to our veterans

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White House preparing for government shutdown as House Republicans lack a viable endgame for funding

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With shutdown looming, don’t overestimate your chances of success in the private sector

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What happens to furloughed employees during a government shutdown?

During the last government shutdown in 2018 and 2019, roughly 800,000 of the 2.1 million civilian federal employees at the time were furloughed.

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(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)The Capitol is seen in Washington, Monday, Sept. 20, 2021, as Congress returns to a busy schedule and Democratic lawmakers are laboring to shoulder President Joe Biden's massive $3.5 trillion

Congressmen raise concerns about child care during government shutdown

In today’s Federal Newscast: Two congressmen are raising concerns about child care for essential workers during a government shutdown. D.C. Delegate Eleanor…

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Contractors prepare for shutdown, or at least an austere October

With continuing resolution discussions seeming to nowhere, the chances of a government shutdown are rising. Contractors and federal employees will feel it first. For more, Federal Drive Host Tom Temin spoke with David Berteau, President & CEO of the Professional Services Council, who has developed a contractor checklist that might help you.

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