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- FEDS PREPARE FOR POSSIBLE SHUTDOWN (AGAIN) - September 27, 2016
Federal Agencies Once Again Prepare For A Possible Government Shutdown
Kellie Lunney, Government Executive
The Office of Management and Budget is working with federal agencies to plan for a possible government shutdown if Congress fails to pass a stop-gap spending bill by Friday.
OMB “strongly believes that a lapse in appropriations should not occur,” an agency spokesperson said on Monday, and that there is enough time for Congress to pass a clean continuing resolution this week. “However, at this time, prudent management requires that the government plan for the possibility of a lapse and OMB is working with agencies to take appropriate action,” said the spokesperson over email. “It is our hope that this work will ultimately be unnecessary and that there will be no lapse in appropriations.”
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