Be careful what you wish for: Outlawing gov't shutdowns could make Congress worse, not better

  • by: CONNIE CASS , Associated Press
  • Updated: October 28, 2013 - 12:05 PM

WASHINGTON — There is a way to prevent government shutdowns. A change in U.S. law would keep federal workers on the job and ensure that treasured sites like the Statue of Liberty and Yosemite stay open during a budget fight, instead of becoming political pawns.

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