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Government shutdowns tend to occur when the President and one or both of the chambers of Congress are unable to resolve disagreements over budget allocations before the existing budget cycle ends.What happens when the government shuts down?
During a government shutdown, the government stops all “non-essential” services, while essential services, such as the armed forces, border protection, air traffic controllers, and police and fire departments, will continue to operate.When is the government going to shutdown?
Updated September 19, 2018. A government shutdown is when non-essential discretionary federal programs close. The president must do this when Congress fails to appropriate funds. In the normal budget process, Congress appropriates funds by September 30 for the following fiscal year.What is the longest government shutdown?
The longest government shutdown in history took place from 1995 to 1996 under former President Bill Clinton. That shutdown came less than a month after another shutdown in November 1995, and was the result of the same set of budgetary issues.