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By Austin Huguelet
Wyoming Tribune Eagle-WNE 

Hundreds face furlough in case of shutdown

 

December 19, 2018



CHEYENNE — Hundreds of federal employees in Wyoming could face furloughs next week.

Unless Congress and President Donald Trump can break their deadlock over funding for a southern border wall, money for departments like Agriculture, Interior, Treasury and Commerce is set to run out at midnight Friday, leaving scores of locals in limbo.

Lawmakers approved money for other parts of the government, including the Department of Defense, earlier this year, so airmen at F.E. Warren Air Force Base and the Wyoming Air National Guard should be spared.

But Bureau of Land Management and Internal Reven...



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