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A government shutdown is a situation in which the legislative branch of the United States government fails to adequately account for funding intended for federal agencies and other operational entities. As a result, the ... More »

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A shutdown can last as long as it takes Congress to agree on a spending bill and for the President to agree to sign it. As of 2014, the longest government shutdown in history lasted three weeks. Usually, however, shutdow... More »

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In a government shutdown, important functions of the federal government continue running while the nonessential functions close down. Typically, all government duties that ensure safety, security and protection of the pu... More »

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Only the legislative branch of the United States government has the power to coin money. This branch is known as Congress, and is made up of two parts: the Senate and the House of Representatives. More »

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Farm grants are a type of subsidy given by the United States government to farmers and farm-related business through several federal agencies. These subsidies are also available at state or local levels, and even some pr... More »

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To apply for funding from your local city council or government, contact a city hall representative and inquire about grants offered to people or organizations in the community. Put together a presentation about your pro... More »

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Comprised of 516 titles, the Washington Administrative Code is the compiled regulations issued by the state of Washington executive branch agencies pursuant to statutory authority. The Washington Administrative Code cove... More »

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