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Government shutdown: Who’s furloughed, what’s shut down

Washington, D.C.
The District of Columbia, whose budgets are ultimately under the control of Congress, has declared that it will cease none of its typical operations should the government shut down. The district, which experienced extensive furloughs in previous shutdowns, has stood in defiance of a repeat of 1995. “I have determined that everything the District government does -- protecting the health, safety and welfare of our residents and visitors -- is essential,” Mayor Vincent Gray said in a statement.
(Andrew Harrer / Bloomberg)

With Congress moving closer and closer to the deadline to approve the funding necessary to prevent the government from shutting down, here’s a look at the planned drawbacks and furloughs across the government, including the Pentagon and the Smithsonian.
Read more: Government shutdown: What you need to know


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