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January 20, 2018

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What happens during a government shutdown?

Sorry Smokey, no friendly campers will be visiting you soon. Since noon Saturday, the United States government has officially been shut down. Shutdowns are caused when Congress fails to sign a bill to fund the government and doesn’t extend the previous bill, thus forcing the government to cease functioning. Shutdowns have happened in the past 30 years, most recently in 2013. Keep Reading

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