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April 25, 2018
There has never been a Virginia state government shutdown, Northam said. “I think it's kind of a what-if, but that's not going to happen under my watch,” he said. “I will continue to work with people from both sides of the aisle. And I think your listeners need to remind the legislators to do their job. And the lastÃâÃÂ ...
April 18, 2018
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 Government Finance Committee, lawmakers debatedÃâÃÂ ...
April 2, 2018
The wild story of how a decades-old feud in Idaho almost caused a government shutdown. Chris Cillizza. By Chris Cillizza, CNN Editor-at-large. Updated 1:11 PM ET, Mon April 2, 2018. Trump: I'll never sign a bill like this againÃâÃÂ ...
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March 16, 2018
At one point, the standoff forced Washington into a three-day government shutdown in January when funding ran out. This time, Republicans hope to get enough money to hire 500 more Customs and Border Protection agents and 1,000 more Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials. That would beÃâÃÂ ...
March 15, 2018
Trump officials are encouraging conservative allies in Congress to prevent “sanctuary cities” from receiving federal funds as part of a spending bill that must pass next week to avoid another government shutdown. The most conservative wing of the House Republican conference supports the idea ofÃâÃÂ ...
March 14, 2018
... session of the General Assembly. Northam signed a proclamation calling for a special session on April 11 so lawmakers can complete... WASHINGTON — Virginia state lawmakers aim to finish work on the budget during a special session April 11 to avoid an unprecedented state government shutdown.
March 14, 2018
The package is being assembled after a bipartisan deal was reached last month to end a short government shutdown. Democrats complain that a large number of policy issues remain outstanding in the omnibus and that Republicans refuse to compromise. The areas of contention include: $900 million inÃâÃÂ ...
March 14, 2018
Early in January, Congressman Lloyd Smucker introduced the Government Shutdown Prevention Act. This would provide an automatic continuing resolution for any appropriation bill not completed by the end of the fiscal year. If the budget is not complete within 120 days after approval of the continuingÃâÃÂ ...
March 12, 2018
Lawmakers have eight legislative days to either a pass a budget or a sixth continuing resolution for fiscal 2018 before the March 23 deadline. The deadline to avoid a third government shutdown this year is fast approaching. But unlike previous months, there's more optimism in the air. Congress alreadyÃâÃÂ ...
February 22, 2018
On February 9, 2018, Congress passed the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018, averting a government shutdown and providing tax relief for millions of Americans. The President signed it into law soon afterward. The law includes special tax relief for certain disaster victims, the extension of expired tax extendersÃâÃÂ ...
February 13, 2018
A monetary currency sovereign with a freely floating exchange rate can never go bankrupt or run out of money. For the U.S. government, any shutdown is because of voluntarily imposed budgetary constraints. The shutdown has been averted with a last-minute deal that postpones the shutdown for a furtherÃâÃÂ ...
February 12, 2018
News > World. After the government shutdown, Utah wants its money back. It's easy to imagine familiar shapes among the hoodoos at Bryce Canyon National Park in Utah. (Allen Holder/Kansas City Star/TNS) Allen Holder. Previous; Next. By REBECCA BEITSCH Stateline.org. Monday, February 12, 2018. 0; PrintÃâÃÂ ...
February 9, 2018
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February 9, 2018
The House passed a bill Friday to set up a major spending increase and end a brief government shutdown, sending it to President Donald Trump for his signature. Both chambers of Congress passed a short-term funding bill and cleared the way for a boost to military and domestic spending hours afterÃâÃÂ ...
February 7, 2018
February 5, 2018
Congressional leaders struck a deal they thought would be enticing enough to avoid another government shutdown Thursday. But as lawmakers barrel toward the midnight deadline, when the government runs out of money, it's still not clear there's enough support to keep the government running.
February 5, 2018
"I don't see a government shutdown coming, but I do see a promise by Senator McConnell to finally bring this critical issue that affects the lives of hundreds of thousands of people in America, finally bringing it to a full debate in the Senate," said Durbin, who is Senate Democrats' minority whip. "That's whatÃâÃÂ ...
January 22, 2018
(CNN) How does the US federal government shutdown affect you? Not every federally funded agency, program and service will grind to a halt -- just those considered nonessential. So if you had plans to visit any national parks, monuments or museums, some will be closed. Here's a look at how they mightÃâÃÂ ...
January 21, 2018
Eager tourists hoping to catch a glimpse of the Statue of Liberty in New York this weekend were left disappointed when the national landmark became one of several federally run sites and buildings closed due to the government shutdown. Lawmakers failed to pass a short-term spending bill midnight Jan.
January 19, 2018
Lawmakers are scrambling and headlines are screaming Friday as the U.S. government heads towards a shutdown. But what does that actually mean? Congress needs to pass a budget resolution by the end of Friday to fund the government. But the political parties can't come to agreement on the bill,ÃâÃÂ ...
January 18, 2018
The House voted Thursday night to avert a government shutdown, sending the bill on to the Senate, where it failed, 50-49. Shortly before the House vote, the Freedom Caucus said a majority of its members would vote to support a stopgap spending measure, a key sign that holdout conservatives who hadÃâÃÂ ...
January 13, 2018
The longest government shutdown stretched three weeks, from December 1995 into January 1996, under President Bill Clinton and a Republican-led Congress. New guidelines from the attorney general in 1980 and 1981 instructed the federal government to stop normal operations during a funding gap,ÃâÃÂ ...
December 31, 1999
Over the weekend, President Trump called for the spending bill to defund “sanctuary cities,” which Democrats will almost certainly oppose. But the calls in Congress for another government shutdown have quieted. Democrats seem fine with leaving major policies, like immigration and gun control, out of theÃâÃÂ ...