US Government Shutdown Draws Array of Protests

by admin | Tuesday, Oct 15, 2013 | 506 views

Barack Obama at a volunteer organisation in Washington on MondayTwo weeks into the US government’s partial shutdown, new funding is being provided to some services to reopen closed programs, while other agencies that were at first spared now face closure.

The Obama administration said last week that states could pay for national park operations. Arizona, Colorado, New York, North Dakota and Utah have accepted the offer. Even with this new funding, the list of agencies operating as usual is dwindling.

Ten days ago, we provided a list of the services that would immediately be affected by the shutdown. Now, an update on those facing imminent closure.

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