Gov't Shutdown Will Constrict US Trade Work

Law360, New York (October 1, 2013, 12:19 AM EDT) -- As an impasse in Congress over a temporary budget resolution led to a government shutdown Tuesday, some of the federal agencies with a hand in U.S. trade policy say they will effectively close up shop, while others are expected to keep working with limited staff.

The shutdown took effect at midnight on Tuesday, after the two chambers of Congress failed to pass a temporary spending measure that would have funded the federal government for a period of time after the end of the 2013 fiscal year,...
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