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Government shutdown hurts private business - The Galveston County Daily News: Space

September 26, 2016

Government shutdown hurts private business

Posted: Friday, October 11, 2013 12:10 am

JOHNSON SPACE CENTER — The shutdown of the federal government could have a devastating impact on local businesses and private contractors, the president of the Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership said Thursday.

In a white paper report on the impact of the federal government shutdown on private industry, Bob Mitchell argued that the longer the shutdown continues, the harder it becomes for private industry in the area to recover.

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