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Local Delegates React

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Local delegates are reacting to the government shutdown.

Senators Jon Tester and Max Baucus say the shutdown is harmful to Montana and the nation. Baucus says it will also harm the 12,000 Montanans on the federal payroll, who won't be getting paychecks. Senator Mike Enzi wanted to prevent a shutdown by delaying the Affordable Care Act.

Congressman Steve Daines is working to keep agencies like Veterans Affairs open. He says he and his office will not be paid during the shutdown and he will donate his salary during the shutdown to the Honor Flight.

Senator John Barrasso says the government is shut down because of the Democrats' unwillingness to compromise.

 

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