Congress to Feds: Holiday Shutdown? Bah Humbug

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The new short term CR passed by Congress, provides little relief and certainty for federal employees

The Congress passed a short term Continuing Resolution (CR) today to keep the government running after the current CR expires this Friday.  Unfortunately, the new CR expires on Friday, December 22 at midnight.  A lapse in funding during the heart of the holiday season would create unnecessary chaos and disruption for the country and for federal families.  Undaunted by this holiday dispiriting scenario, House leadership chose the late December date to apply pressure to lawmakers in both parties to forward their political agenda.

Read what NFFE is doing and what you can do to prepare and stay informed HERE.

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