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Latest information on the FY2014 - Lapse in Appropriations/Oct 1 Shutdown


Sequestration/Hiring Freeze/Furlough

The October 1st Shutdown has Ended:

House Resolution 2775 posted 10/17/2013

Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Memo - Reopening Departments and Agencies posted 10/17/2013

Secretary of Defense Memo - Reopening the Government Posted 10/17/2013

Oct 7, 2013 - Secretary Hagel announces recall of most DoD civilians
  On Sat Oct 5, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced he is recalling most of the DoD civilians who were placed on furlough as a result of the government shutdown, which began Oct. 1. He said "... most DOD civilians will be asked to return to work beginning next week,"    More!



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