The government shutdown is now in day 3 — here’s how long previous government shutdowns have lasted
|01/22/2018||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
- The deadline to avoid a government shutdown is fast approaching.
- The federal government has entered a shutdown 17 times since the modern budgeting process began.
- Most of those times the shutdown has been short and not involved employees being sent home, but that has changed in recent shutdowns.
With the Senate at an impasse the partial shutdown of the federal government is now into its third day.
This is 18th time since the modern budget process began with the Budget Act of 1974 that the federal government has entered a shutdown.
On average, the 17 previous shutdowns lasted just under 7 days, though they read more >>>