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October 10, 2013

Shutdown shutters fuel assistance


“He opposed it, and he also opposed the piecemeal approach,” Tierney spokeswoman Kathryn Prael Dunkelman said of the notion of restoring high-profile programs one at a time. Prael Dunkelman said the executive director of the National Head Start Association, Yasmina Vinci, also opposes the “piecemeal approach” to restoring Head Start funding, because it does not provide “a true solution to the government shutdown.”

“If the National Head Start Association opposed it, that says what kind of bad bill it was,” Prael said.

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