Federal Government

Senator Richard Blumenthal
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Joe Avellar
February 28, 2020 - 3:14 pm
After meeting with Connecticut state and local health officials on Friday, Sen. Richard Blumenthal says he does not think the United States is prepared for a coronavirus outbreak.
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New York City Government Shutdown
Xinhua/Sipa USA
January 16, 2019 - 1:01 pm
As the partial government shutdown continues, the pipeline of federal money that normally flows to a number of rent stabilized tenants in New York City has stopped.
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White House
January 15, 2019 - 4:33 pm
President Donald Trump sought to have a bipartisan lunch at the White House Tuesday to discuss border security and the government shutdown. Though, the meeting did not happen as Democrats declined their invites.
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US Capitol
January 11, 2019 - 7:19 pm
The partial government shutdown was on track Friday to become the longest closure in U.S. history as President Donald Trump and nervous Republicans scrambled to find a way out of the mess. A solution couldn't come soon enough for federal workers who got pay statements Friday but no pay.
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President George H.W. Bush
Jack Gruber-USA TODAY
December 04, 2018 - 2:15 pm
The country will observe a National Day of Mourning on Wednesday, honoring the 41st president George H.W. Bush.
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Welcome to New York highway sign
September 30, 2018 - 1:45 pm
New York State has reached an agreement with the Federal Highway administration on the fate of hundreds of “I Love New York” signs.
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Amtrak Train
WCBS 880
September 28, 2018 - 2:53 pm
There might be a new strategy to get the federal government to pay its share of the Gateway Project for two new Hudson River rail tunnels.
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Andrew Cuomo
Ethan Harp/WCBS 880
September 02, 2018 - 3:59 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo is announcing a lawsuit, alleging the federal government’s response to Hurricane Maria was unconstitutional.
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