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Even [during] a shutdown, it's not like the vault doors get closed and no money comes out of the doors. It doesn't work that way.

October 2, 2013
 

Marcia Howard, executive director of Federal Funds Information for States. In general, programs with mandatory funding (like Medicaid) likely won't be affected, but programs with discretionary funding (like TIGER grants) may be.

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