Government Shutdown Looms: How We Got Here

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  • Nearing Possible Government Shutdown, Alaska Governor Issues Layoff ... - Huffington Post
    Alaska Governor Issues 10,000 Layoff Notices Amid Budget Wrangling - International Business Times
    06/2/2015 - 12:56 pm | View Link
  • Maine Senate Republicans Democrats working on deal to avoid shutdown - Big News Network
    ... inside the State House is either a great compromise or the recipe for a state government shutdown.A shutdown would shutter state parks right...
    06/2/2015 - 8:34 am | View Link
  • What would an Alaska government shutdown look like - Big News Network
    ... Tuesday 2nd June, 2015 FAIRBANKS--A partial government shutdown has been a possibility ever since the Legislature failed to pass a ...
    06/2/2015 - 8:21 am | View Link
  • MMB commissioner talks shutdown prep - Marshall Independent
    MARSHALL - Minnesota's Management and Budget Commissioner Myron Frans announced his agency's plans for a potential government shutdown Monday during
    06/1/2015 - 2:17 pm | View Link
  • Dayton, House GOP reach tentative deal on education - Minneapolis Star Tribune
    Dayton, House GOP have tentative deal on education - Minneapolis Star Tribune
    06/1/2015 - 5:53 am | View Link
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  • Department of Military and Veterans Affairs Braces for Possible Shutdown
    Anchorage, AK - As the days tick down, towards July 1st, and a state budget is still not approved, several state agencies are beginning to prepare for what could happen if the government shutdown, including the State Department of Military and Veterans ...
    06/2/2015 - 7:37 pm | View Link
  • What a government shutdown would mean for Alaska
    Ferry boats will stop running. The watchdog agency that fines politicians for violating campaign finance rules will close. People who break hunting and fishing laws will have a better chance of getting away with the crimes. That's a sample of what the ...
    06/2/2015 - 6:28 am | View Link
  • Dayton, House Republicans reach education deal
    Gov. Mark Dayton and House Republicans are one step closer to ending their standoff and averting a state government shutdown. Republican leaders and the governor staged dueling press conferences Monday to state their positions, which indicated that the ...
    06/2/2015 - 4:10 am | View Link
  • Alaska's governor hands out 10,000 layoff notes and warns of a potential government shutdown
    AP Photo/Becky BohrerGov. Bill Walker speaks to reporters about the special session on Wednesday, April 29, 2015, in Juneau, Alaska. JUNEAU, Alaska (Reuters) - Alaska Governor Bill Walker issued layoff notes on Monday to more than 10,000 state employees ...
    06/2/2015 - 12:09 am | View Link
  • Nearing Possible Government Shutdown, Alaska Governor Issues Layoff Notices To 10,000 State Employees
    JUNEAU, Alaska, June 1 (Reuters) - Alaska Governor Bill Walker issued layoff notes on Monday to more than 10,000 state employees, serving notice of a partial government shutdown that would begin on July 1 unless state lawmakers can agree on a budget for ...
    05/31/2015 - 10:32 pm | View Link
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  • Government Shutdown: Pictures, Videos, Breaking News
    Big News on Government Shutdown. Includes blogs, news, and community conversations about Government Shutdown.
    05/31/2015 - 4:54 pm | View Link
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    05/31/2015 - 2:02 pm | View Link
  • United States federal government shutdown of 2013 ...
    From October 1 through 16, 2013, the United States federal government entered a shutdown and curtailed most routine operations because neither legislation ...
    05/31/2015 - 4:22 am | View Link
  • State makes plans for possible government shutdown | The ...
    They insist a government shutdown is unlikely, but state officials have drawn up plans including park closures and less monitoring of ex-prisoners in case ...
    05/30/2015 - 1:35 pm | View Link
  • Government shutdown in the United States
    In U.S. politics, a government shutdown is the name for the process the Executive Branch must enter into when the Congress creates a "funding gap" by choosing not to ...
    05/29/2015 - 8:07 am | View Link
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