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Frequently Asked Questions Open Government

The current government in Washington DC seems to have been unable to pass a budget. We have been advised that if things continue as it now that the government will shut down and no one will be getting paid. How will that affect retired civil servants - which I am.

Updated Furlough guidance has been posted to OPM.gov.  See

http://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/pay-leave/furlough-guidance/#url=Shutdown-Furlough

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