Follow Slashdot blog updates by subscribing to our blog RSS feed

 



Forgot your password?
typodupeerror
Compare cell phone plans using Wirefly's innovative plan comparison tool ×
Government United States Politics

U.S. Government: Sorry, We're Closed 1532

theodp writes "CNN reports that the U.S. government shut down at 12:01 a.m. EDT Tuesday after lawmakers in the House and the Senate could not agree on a spending bill to fund the government. Federal employees who are considered essential will continue working. But employees deemed non-essential — close to 800,000 — will be furloughed, and most of those are supposed to be out of their offices within four hours of the start of business Tuesday."
This discussion has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

U.S. Government: Sorry, We're Closed

Comments Filter:

You can not get anything worthwhile done without raising a sweat. -- The First Law Of Thermodynamics

Working...