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The Federal Shutdown's Impact on States

Friday, March 14, 2014

The federal shutdown may be starting to feel like a distant memory, especially in light of the recent actions by Congress that funded the government for two years. However, the federal shutdown in October 2013 had a significant impact on state financial management activities, and any repeat of a shutdown would be critically serious. State finance officials hope that the effects of the shutdown—and the potential consequences that would have occurred had it continued—are long remembere

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