government shutdown

Federal Government Shuts Down, No One Knows for How Long
As of 12:01 a.m. EST on Tuesday, the federal government closed down. Congressional leaders in the House of Representatives and the Senate were unable to reach an agreement on a budget or a temporary fix, known as a continuing resolution, before the start of the new fiscal year on October 1.
Government Likely Headed for Shutdown — What Does This Mean?
With Congress unable to agree on a budget or even a short-term emergency bill, it's increasingly likely that the federal government will suffer its first shutdown in 17 years. Leaders in the House of Representatives and the Senate will trade proposals on Monday, but neither side is optimistic t…
MN State Government Shutdown Could Become Even Bigger Problem
There are thousands of government workers laid off, hundreds of state-run services closed and it's all because the two sides can't come to an agreement on a budget. To those that have been directly affected, life is tough right now. But if you are like me, you haven't felt the state government shutd…