OMB Memo Instructs Federal Agencies to Begin Shutdown

Midnight came and went with no funding agreement in sight. Here is the full text of a memo from the White House Director of the Office of Management and Budget Sylvia Burwell. It instructs 

SUBJECT: Update on Status of Operations

Appropriations provided under the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2013 (P.L. 113-6) expire at 11:59 pm tonight. Unfortunately, we do not have a clear indication that Congress will act in time for the President to sign a Continuing

Agencies should continue to closely monitor developments, and OMB will provide