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Anti Deficiency Act

Kate Sheppard

Enviros Threaten To Sue Over Drilling On Public Lands During Shutdown

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 10.16.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON – An environmental group is upping the pressure on the Department of Interior to end drilling and other activities on national parks and ...

Shutdown Silliness

Charles Kolb | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Charles Kolb

The American people, plus our government departments and agencies, should not be affected in any way by the failure of the Congress and the White House to complete their Constitutional duties on time. We are not only a nation of laws but, presumably, one of adults as well.

Congress Hates Federal Employees So Much That Employees Who Volunteer for the Government During a Shutdown Can Go to Prison

Matt Kaiser | Posted 11.27.2013 | DC
Matt Kaiser

For a federal employee to check her work BlackBerry during a government shut down is a crime punishable by up to two years in a federal prison and a fine of $5,000.