Articles about "Shutdown"

Sep 11, 2017

Congress passed a legislative package on Thursday that will avert a government shutdown at the end of the month, raise the debt ceiling to avoid default, and provide disaster aid to victims of Hurricane Harvey.

 

Legislators were already ...

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Oct 10, 2013

The focus and tenor of the debate in DC seems to have shifted from some link between the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) and Federal funding/raising the debt ceiling to a greater focus on the overall deficit. This is important to the Title ...

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Oct 02, 2013

The American people do not like government; but they want it to work.  Over the years I have come to understand that this is a sentence that one party understands the first part and the other the second part; but neither seems to understand...

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Today the United States Department of Education updated its contingency plan for itself if the spending plan is not agreed to and their is a partial government shutdown.  This plan can be found at:

 http://www2.ed.gov/about/furlough2013/in...

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