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Does TSA Still Run if the Government Shuts Down?

Jobs considered essential for public safety are exempt from furlough rules

The US government could be heading for another partial government shutdown later this week unless Congress can agree to a new round of spending bills.

President Joe Biden is meeting with the top congressional leaders at the White House on Tuesday in the hope of kickstarting negotiations after Senate majority leader Chuck Schumer and House speaker Mike Johnson blamed each other’s parties for stalling.

Unless new spending bills can be agreed before Friday 1 March, funding for the departments of agriculture, energy, house and urban development, transportation and veterans affairs will expire.

Read the rest of the story at Independent, here.

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The Government Technology & Services Coalition's Homeland Security Today (HSToday) is the premier news and information resource for the homeland security community, dedicated to elevating the discussions and insights that can support a safe and secure nation. A non-profit magazine and media platform, HSToday provides readers with the whole story, placing facts and comments in context to inform debate and drive realistic solutions to some of the nation’s most vexing security challenges.

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