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OCT 28, 2013 - Huffington Post

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Anti-Shutdown Law Floated In Congress, But Some Warn Of Risks

WASHINGTON -- WASHINGTON (AP) — There is a way to prevent government shutdowns. A change in U.S. law would keep federal workers on the job and ensure that treasured sites like the Statue of Liberty and Yosemite stay open during a budget fight, instead of becoming political pawns. The idea's been around for three decades, but even after a 16-day shutdown that cost billions of dollars and outraged voters, it's a tough sell in Washington. Why? Without the risk of a shutdown, there's no telling how long politicians might put off making hard budget decisions. The United States could end up with ... Read More

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