The government shutdown has affected some, but not all, federally-funded organizations in the area.
The Columbia Vet Center is operating regularly Tuesday despite the shutdown. The Center’s funds are appropriated ahead of time, meaning they did not lose any funding to the shutdown.
“Our funds are appropriated a year ahead of time so our 2014 fiscal year funds, which start today, were appropriated last year,” Acting Team Leader Shawn Martin said.
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