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Government Shutdown: Data on Effects of 1990 Columbus Day Weekend Funding Lapse

GGD-91-17FS Published: Oct 19, 1990. Publicly Released: Oct 19, 1990.
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Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO surveyed the effects of the shutdown of some of the federal government over the Columbus Day 1990 weekend and determined the potential effects of a hypothetical 3-day shutdown during a normal workweek.

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