COMPASS POINTS Shutdown means no access, no hunting on federal lands
As the ramifications of the government shutdown continue to emerge, its now clear that waterfowl hunters also will feel the effects if they hunt federal lands.
The shutdown affects not only national ... Posted on 10/1/13 at 1:56 PM
THE WEST WING Weekly Memo 7-22-2011
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The Governor signed the necessary tax bills this week to end the state shutdown. ... Posted on 7/22/11 at 8:46 AM
The end of the government shutdown is being met with cheers locally. Federal employees are heading back to work and agencies dependent on government funding don't have to worry about cutting services. The tangible effects of the shutdown weren't catastrophic for many local agencies, but that doesn't mean there isn't relief that things are returning to normal.
After 16 days of a government shutdown and the government close to its borrowing limit, congress has reached a bipartisan deal. Senate leaders Harvey Reid and Mitch McConnell announced Wednesday a plan that would re-open the government and avoid a default.
Tuesday morning the white house rejected the house republicans proposal to end the shutdown and revisions to Obamacare. A white house spokeswoman said president Obama has said repeatedly that members of congress don't get to demand ransom for fulfilling their basic responsibilities to pass a budget and pay the nation's bills, this is according to CNN.
If the Government shut down continues, it could affect some 3.8 million veterans who will not receive their disability compensation. The head of Veterans Affairs told Congress the shutdown has already slowed the department's efforts to process disability claims.
(AP) — This summer's Minnesota government shutdown forced the closure of state parks during peak camping season, interrupted road projects, frayed nerves and tempers and left thousands of public employees lighter in the wallet. But for the state, at least, it was somewhat of a financial wash.
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