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Government Shutdown 2013: GSA’s Acquisition Services Remain Intact While 8,000 GSA Employees Furloughed

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The GSA has announced that out of their current federal staff of 11,821 employees, only 4,094 will stay on active duty during the current government shutdown.  With almost 8,000 federal employees on temporary leave; Congress unfortunately shows no clear signs...

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Government Contractors Will Be Unaffected in the Case of a Government Shutdown

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Bottom line, government contractors will not be affected in the case of a government shutdown. However, everyone is still curious to who will be affected.  The answer is non-essential government employees.  Some government contractors that work in government facilities that...

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US Senate Blocks Vote on Two Jobs Bill Components

Two versions of President Obama’s jobs bill were prevented from reaching the floor after both Democrats and Republicans failed to get the 60 votes necessary to force their respective bills through the Senate on Thursday. The bill presented by Democrats...

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