Breaking down the government shutdown and what it means for Americans in the coming weeks
Breaking down the government shutdown and what it means to Americans.
What Nonprofits Can Do to Prepare for a Government Shutdown
Charities should be doing extensive planning now in case Congress can’t reach a budget deal by the end of the week, nonprofit experts say.
How the Central Coast weathered the longest federal government shutdown in U.S. history
It was nearing noon outside the Internal Revenue Service's branch office in Santa Maria. After weeks of wet weather, it was sunny again, and the...
Shutdown crisis? What shutdown crisis?
This government shutdown is now longer than any in history. The media keep using the word “crisis.” “Shutdown sows chaos, confusion and anxiety!” says The Washington Post. &…
Air travelers start to feel effects of government shutdown
DALLAS (AP) — The partial government shutdown is starting to affect air travel.Over the weekend, some airports had long lines at checkpoints,
AP Explains: What happens in a partial government shutdown
As President Donald Trump and Congress bicker over Trump's call for $5 billion to build a border wall with Mexico, government agencies are preparing for a partial government shutdown set
How will the shutdown hurt Minnesota? The longer it drags on,...
ST. PAUL — As the federal government shutdown continues with no end in sight, Minnesota leaders are preparing to make some tough choices about how the state can pick up the slack.Every year, Minnesota government serves as a conduit for billions of dollars that “pass through” the state to pay for...
No solution to shutdown in sight before Dems take House, and 9 more things to know for Friday
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday.
How Maine reached the brink of a government shutdown
AUGUSTA, Maine — If Maine does not enact a two-year state budget within the next week, state government will have no money to operate, triggering a shutdown that could leave thousands of workers without pay and abruptly curtail all state services but the ones Gov. Paul LePage deems essential. A [...]
There are no winners in a government shutdown. That’s why Maine needs to avoid it.
A shutdown is not theoretical. It is breakdown of the compact between Maine people and their elected officials that would result in real harm to real people.
What The Shutdown Really Means
BY JOE CONASON The unprecedented government shutdown is approaching the end of its first month with no foreseeable relief. The costs and the risks are quickly becoming intolerable. The notion of any upside to this fiasco is absurd. Yet we can at least hope that the American people, often afflicted with historical amnesia, will learn...
Air travelers starting to feel effects of government shutdown, and 9 more things to know for Tuesday
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday.
be interrupted if there's a government shutdown
A quarter of the federal government will close at midnight Friday unless Congress and the White House find a way to avoid a shutdown.