Government Shutdown Looms: How We Got Here

Watch this animation by The Washington Post to find out how our government ended up on the verge of a shutdown.

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    02/24/2017 - 9:17 am | View Link
  • 25,000 federal workers owed back pay from 2013 government shutdown, judge rules
    More than 25,000 federal employees who worked during the government shutdown of 2013 are owed money, a judge ruled last week. In a Feb. 13 order, U.S. Court of Federal Claims Judge Patricia said employees who signed onto a collective action lawsuit against ...
    02/21/2017 - 10:53 pm | View Link
  • A Familiar Government Shutdown Threat Looms
    Add a potential government shutdown to embattled President Donald Trump's growing roster of headaches. Beneath the capital's radar looms a vexing problem — a catchall spending package that's likely to top $1 trillion and could get embroiled in the ...
    02/21/2017 - 12:42 am | View Link
  • Judge: Government erred in delaying pay during shutdown
    A federal judge says the government was wrong not to pay employees on time for their work during the first week of the 2013 shutdown. In her decision filed Feb. 13 in the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, Chief Judge Patricia Campbell-Smith ruled in favor of ...
    02/17/2017 - 10:27 am | View Link
  • Back pay awarded because of 2013 government shutdown
    A federal judge ruled Monday that about 25,000 federal employees who worked without pay during the 2013 partial government shutdown are eligible for partial back pay even though they later were fully paid for that time. The case involves employees who ...
    02/16/2017 - 10:00 pm | View Link
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  • Senate approves spending bill, averts government shutdown ...
    WASHINGTON – With less than hour to spare, the Senate late Friday backed legislation averting a government shutdown as coal-state Democrats retreated on ...
    12/10/2016 - 12:41 am | View Link
  • Congress passes bill to avoid government shutdown ...
    Congress cleared a bill Wednesday to fund the government and the federal response to Zika, avoiding a potentially embarrassing government shutdown just ...
    09/29/2016 - 2:47 pm | View Link
  • Stop-gap bill to avoid government shutdown fails Senate ...
    WASHINGTON A stop-gap funding bill to avoid a federal government shutdown later this week failed to garner enough votes to move forward in the Senate on Tuesday, with ...
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