Ahead of budget deadline, GAO recaps what’s (not) allowed during a government shutdown
September 17, 2019 9:14 am
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Congress seems to be working hard to avoid a lapse in appropriations when the fiscal year ends in a couple of weeks. But as last year’s budget battles and the longest partial government shutdown ever have shown, anything can happen. For a review of what you can and cannot do during a lapse in appropriations, Federal Drive with Tom Temin turned to the Government Accountability Office’s Managing Associate General Counsel, Shirley Jones.
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