Why do politicians and judges get paid during a government shutdown?
10:40, Jan 20, 2018
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Republicans leaders made deals behind closed doors to keep the conservative wing of their party in line. Ed Markey, D-Massachusetts.
In addition, an $81 billion disaster relief measure passed in the House has yet to make it to the Senate. Nearly inevitably, the unpassed appropriations bills are bundled up into a big, sloppy salmagundi of spending known as an omnibus bill that allows the government to slog through until the cycle begins again. According to a report, the bill needed 60 votes to pass and it was well short of that number with 48 senators voting against it.
Amid debates over policy issues like defense spending, immigration and health care for poor children, President Donald Trump said a government shutdown would be "devastating to our military" while Sen.
While core functions would not be affected, some Social Security Administration employees would be placed on furlough and minor services would be frozen.
The Social Security Administration would continue to operate on most levels. Doctors will get their medical reimbursements. The agencies with the most furloughs were NASA, the Housing and Urban Development and Education departments, and the Environmental Protection Agency, all of which sent more than 90 percent of their workers home. Other programs like E-Verify, that checks whether an employee is authorized to work in the country, would be suspended.
Estimates varied. But somewhere between 800,000 and 850,000 members of the government's 3.3 million workforce were furloughed.
"If the feds do not continue the program and we decide to maintain it, that's a state resource we'd have to apply to the program, but that's totally speculative right now", Rocco said.
The Office of Management and Budget's website lists contingency plans for dozens of federal agencies.
President Donald Trump has expressed support for a Republican-backed continuing resolution that would extend government funding through February 16, but it hasn't passed yet.
"All employees with the Special Counsel's Office are considered exempt and would continue their operations in the case of a lapse in appropriations", the spokesperson said. But after being in government for 33 years, and watching from the outside since 2011, I have to say I agree with the president on this one. Some sections of the website, if not the whole site, may go on hiatus. "People could still walk the park, but all our buildings and services would be shut down".
Hundreds of thousands of federal workers would be off the job, military death benefits would be suspended and the Smithsonian museums would close.
There are also employees or agencies whose work is not funded through Congress that will be largely unaffected by the shutdown. During the 1995 government shutdown, even private companies began to furlough workers as their contracts with the federal government were abruptly halted.
A shutdown would temporarily suspend paychecks for federal employees, and retroactive pay for federal workers must be approved by Congress.
Fourth, contractors should meticulously document the effect of any shutdown on each of their contracts, including costs incurred, so the contract price can be adjusted if and as necessary later to account for any increased costs. President Trump would be likely to spin a shutdown as proof positive of his negotiating acumen and unwavering resolve to deliver on campaign promises; if you are someone who deeply values funding of Trump's border wall, or someone who deeply opposes continuation of DACA, you may applaud the president for taking a firm stand.
On-base schools that are operated by local school districts also would not be affected by a shutdown.
Differences in approaches affected the outcomes, though Philadelphia , Atlanta , Boston , and NY made all three lists. Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett said no matter Amazon's final decision, Indianapolis is already a big victor .
But White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said later that day that a deal had not yet been reached . Democrats for their part are quick to point out the GOP controls the White House and both chambers of Congress.
Our work will be cut out for us keeping them contained and hopefully giving them some things that can cause them some problems". Henry scored the game-winning touchdown versus Jacksonville two weeks ago to clinch a playoff spot for the Titans .
His departure forced South Africa to go into lock-down mode. "I didn't expect the ball would stay so low in this wicket". Shami was on a roll by this time, hitting the good length and getting some shape on nearly every delivery.
In other words, the Vikings can be forgiven for losing that one given the devastating mid-game loss of their star running back. The Vikings have stayed on that course throughout the season as Keenum has proven to be more than a viable option.
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In rushing, Jay Ajayi ran for 54 yards in 15 carries while Nelson Agholor added 20 yards in two rushes. Philly's defense then quickly forced the Falcons to go three and out and gave Foles the ball back.
Typically, Bradford makes that throw in his sleep. "I just thought it was best for him that we got him out of there". But as fate would have it... "Duck, duck, goose was planned in the huddle right before we went out", Rudolph said.
Democrats have tied the issues together by threatening to vote against any spending bill that doesn't include a DACA fix. An added complication is that House GOP defense hawks are not yet sold on the idea of another stopgap.
DHS announced on January 8 that it will end protected immigration status for about 200,000 migrants from El Salvador. Later, a senior official for the US bishops conference released a statement highlighting the racial elements of Mr.
Rates for adults ages 50 to 64 were 24.0 per 100,000 population, and children ages 0 to 4 years were 16.0 per 100,000 population. A school in North Carolina was also forced to close after 160 students were out sick with flu-like symptoms.
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For the GOP , it's déjà vu, since independent voters overwhelmingly blamed Republicans for government shutdowns in 1996 and 2013. What happens in a shutdown? Trump weighed in Thursday, again demanding money for a wall along the southern border with Mexico.
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