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Major sites in the US will close if the goverment shutdown occurres

Major sites in the US will close if the goverment shutdown occurres

Jan 19th, 2018, 12:28 PM
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I like the Ignore feature better every day! Bye, Felicia!
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Jan 19th, 2018, 02:01 PM
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If, instead of the military and "nonessential" services employees, congress wasn't paid during a government shutdown, we wouldn't be in this situation. They shouldn't be paid in any case; they're not doing their jobs.
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Jan 19th, 2018, 02:29 PM
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Completely agree.
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Jan 19th, 2018, 02:47 PM
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I also agree! DH is retired military so I am anticipating no paycheck
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Jan 19th, 2018, 07:50 PM
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MMS, why are you saying that? What makes you think retiree pay is going to stop? Oh, of course,you've been listening to Trump. Never mind.
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Jan 19th, 2018, 09:02 PM
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I’d assume mms knows whether or not her husband gets a paycheck. My father works for USACE and he kept going to work without pay during the 2013 one. He was just steamed but said that he’d be returning to a big mess if he took the time off. Very stressful time at work for him. He had to send some folks home and then he couldn’t tell the people who stayed when they could pay their bills. So I think tourists’ photo ops rank pretty low on the list as concerns for the affected parks and monuments.
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Jan 20th, 2018, 04:09 AM
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National parks that charge fees are remaining open this time.
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Jan 20th, 2018, 04:10 AM
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I hope they can settle this
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Jan 20th, 2018, 06:45 AM
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Dukey--Geez, what is wrong with you?! First, you would be wrong. And second, we have been trying to get an answer on this and have been finding mixed results.
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Jan 20th, 2018, 09:36 AM
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Gov. Ducey of Arizona said yesterday that he would keep the Grand Canyon open for visitors if feseral government shutdown occurs which it has.
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