Government Shutdown Looms: How We Got Here

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  • Recent cyberattacks are a wakeup call for local governments to prepare
    Another ransomware attack hit Baltimore's 911 dispatch system recently, prompting a roughly 17-hour shutdown of automated emergency dispatching. The Colorado Department of Transportation suffered two attacks just over two months ago. And the North Carolina ...
    04/19/2018 - 4:12 pm | View Link
  • Virginia's Republican-led House approves state budget that would expand Medicaid
    Lawmakers must settle on a spending plan by July 1 to avoid a government shutdown. The budget would accept federal dollars to extend Medicaid to some 300,000 additional Virginians under the Affordable Care Act. It now goes back to the state Senate ...
    04/18/2018 - 10:32 am | View Link
  • Wait, why are Minnesota lawmakers now talking about a government shutdown?
    It might seem like things are going relatively well in Minnesota: Legislators passed a two-year budget last year, and this year, the state boasts a healthy surplus. So why were lawmakers talking Tuesday about a government shutdown? In the House State ...
    04/18/2018 - 4:19 am | View Link
  • Philippine Government To Deploy Riot Police To Enforce Boracay Shutdown
    According to a report by CNN, the Philippine government has announced that it will deploy dozens of riot police to ensure that tourists do not interfere with a scheduled six-month cleanup of Boracay island, a popular destination. Chief Superintendent Cesar ...
    04/17/2018 - 4:25 am | View Link
  • Congress Amends Fair Labor Standards Act, Takes Firm Stand Against Tip Theft
    On March 23, 2018, with national attention focused on the specter of a government shutdown and a potential veto on Congressional spending measures, President Donald Trump signed into law the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2018 (the Act). In doing so ...
    04/17/2018 - 1:31 am | View Link
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  • Government Shutdown 2018: Latest Updates & Reaction
    Trump talked out of shoving government into a shutdown. Administration officials and congressional leaders scrambled after Trump threatened to veto a massive spending package.
    04/14/2018 - 10:36 am | View Website
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    Browse, search and watch Government Shutdown videos and more at
    04/14/2018 - 1:46 am | View Website
  • Government shutdowns in the United States
    While government shutdowns prior to the 1995–1996 shutdowns had very mild effects, a full federal government shutdown causes a large number of civilian federal employees to be furloughed.
    04/12/2018 - 5:09 am | View Website
  • Government Shuts Down as Bill to Extend Funding Is Blocked ...
    The government shut down at midnight after lawmakers failed to reach an agreement on a spending bill in time.
    02/1/2018 - 9:43 am | View Website
  • Trump signs bill ending shutdown, official says
    President Donald Trump signed a bill Monday night ending the government shutdown, capping off a nearly three-day deadlock and reinstating funds until February 8, a senior administration official said.
    01/22/2018 - 12:58 am | View Website
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