The government just shut down. What happens next?

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Who's affected by a shutdown: By the numbers

In previous shutdowns, everyone who stayed home was paid retroactively after an agreement was reached in Washington. But we can not speak for the federal services, and the tens of thousands of federal workers, in Washington state.

During some past shutdowns, however, some states have paid to keep their national parks open.

But Marcus Owens, who for 10 years headed the IRS division dealing with charities and political organizations, said those employees traditionally are considered non-essential.

If Congress and President Trump can't agree on a budget plan by midnight Friday, the federal government once again will shut down. "I really think the pressure is on the president", he said. "While NSA is not exempt from the legal requirement to carry out an orderly shutdown of government activities, our core functions will continue", the agency said in a statement. "And I would just tell you that training for nearly our entire reserve force will stop". "It bothers me not only as the governor of Virginia but also as a business person". "What is going to change in 30 days?"

Past government shutdowns have done little lasting economic damage but these events can hurt federal workers, rattle markets and shake confidence in the United States overseas. The biggest loser will be our rapidly rebuilding Military, at a time we need it more than ever.

District officials projected a cost to the city of about $100,000 per week as D.C. workers step in to pick up the trash at about 126 National Park Service sites and, potentially, maintain roads that are normally taken care of by the federal government, like Beach Drive.

"Washington, DC, is open", Bowser said in a statement published Friday. The federal debt ceiling will stop the government from continuing to borrow and spend, unless there is an agreement to increase the debt limit.

A shutdown could mean interrupting research that's been going on for years, Fauci said. That would mean almost 45,500 IRS employees will be sent home just as the agency is preparing for the start of the tax filing season and ingesting the sweeping changes made by the new GOP tax law.

JUSTICE: The Justice Department has many essential workers.

The threat of a government shutdown is looming early Saturday as lawmakers remain divided over immigration and funding federal operations for even a short period of time.

Democrats, burned by Trump's rejection of a bipartisan deal last week on DACA, have no confidence that the President can be trusted to do a genuine deal on the issue without them using their maximum moment of leverage. "Congress needs to do its job".

Many federal programs defined as nonessential have been suspended completely.

"It's very surreal", he said. The uncertainty affects the budgets of local governments. And there will be fewer park rangers monitoring national resources or vulnerable species.

In addition, many civilian Department of Defense employees will not be working during the shutdown, including instructors at military academies and maintenance contractors.

October 2013: During this standoff, government funding elapsed for 16 full days from Oct. 1 to 17 and about 800,000 federal workers were furloughed, according to the CRS.

Others anxious about their mortgages and how they'll feed their kids if they go too long without pay.

The mail is still being delivered, Social Security checks are still being processed, the Medicare and Medicaid programs are still running, and veterans' hospitals are still operating. "It's a cat-and-mouse game that isn't cool".

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