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Shutdowns Hurt the People the Government Is Meant to Protect. Here's How to End Them


US Politics & Gov't  (tags: shutdown, government spending, Congress )

Freya
- 6 days ago - cnn.com
Congress is taking the right steps in proposing an "automatic continuing resolution," which would ensure that the government stays open even if appropriations bills are not passed. But it needs to address some possible pitfalls early on.



   

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Freya H (345)
Monday February 11, 2019, 3:08 pm
Meanwhile, here is a petition calling for no more shutdowns: https://www.thepetitionsite.com/294/936/994/no-more-government-shutdowns-ever/
 

Animae C (507)
Monday February 11, 2019, 3:37 pm
Congress should not receive any pay during shutdowns, too!!!

You signed on January 31, 2019
18 supporters

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TY Freya
 

Marco C (31)
Monday February 11, 2019, 3:42 pm
The point of government is not to shut down whenever a minority feels the need to impose a billion dollar vanity project, which offers no value on the reasoned judgement of the balance of the country.
 

Colleen L (3)
Monday February 11, 2019, 8:53 pm
Agree that Congress shouldn't be paid either.
You signed on January 30, 2019
19 SUPPORTERS
Thanks Freya
 

Allen O (196)
Tuesday February 12, 2019, 8:12 pm
Thanks Freya - Signed previously - Noted

 
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