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Civics 101 – Episode 58: Government Shutdown

Posted By llad On May 14, 2018 @ 5:51 pm In | Comments Disabled

Each podcast episode of Civics 101 gives listeners a basic, non-partisan, topical reintroduction to how the U.S. government works. The history of the topic, as well as connections to current news events, is explored.

Episode 58: “What actually shuts down during a government shutdown?  Do federal workers still get paid? Who decides what government jobs are essential, and non-essential?  What can past government shutdowns tell us about the process?”

Listen to podcast (11:54): https://www.civics101podcast.org/civics-101-episodes/ep58 [1]

Transcript included.

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