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Maryland’s federal workers and residents who depend on services brace for shutdown

September 28, 2023
The United States Capitol Building

As Congress barrels toward another annual budget deadline without an agreed upon spending plan, thousands of Marylanders employed by the federal government are bracing for a halt to their incomes and a suspension of critical government services. The pause would be the first since the 35-day partial shutdown that ended in early 2019, the longest in history, which left about 300,000 workers furloughed and cost the country an estimated $3 billion in gross domestic product.

Article Source: The Baltimore Banner

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