Government Shutdown

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy
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June 18, 2019 - 5:41 pm
New Jersey is on the precipice of a government shutdown for the third year in a row, as legislative leaders continue to reject Gov. Phil Murphy's call for a Millionaire's Tax.
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Phil Murphy
Thomas P. Costello
June 01, 2019 - 1:28 pm
A government shutdown could be on the horizon once again in New Jersey, with lawmakers and Gov. Murphy still far apart on the budget.
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Congressman Max Rose
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February 04, 2019 - 2:38 pm
NEW YORK (WCBS 880) — A Staten Island congressman is looking to take action to prevent lawmakers from collecting a paycheck in the event of another government shutdown. Democrat Max Rose, who ousted Republican incumbent Dan Donovan from Staten Island/Brooklyn in November, believed neither the...
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President Donald Trump
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January 28, 2019 - 4:34 pm
President Trump said the odds congressional negotiators will craft a deal to end his border wall standoff with Congress are "less than 50-50."
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Sen. Chuck Schumer
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January 27, 2019 - 1:12 pm
Sen. Chuck Schumer is looking to get federal workers their back pay as soon as possible and also looking to keep another shutdown from happening again.
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Hamilton Grange
Google Street View
January 27, 2019 - 11:30 am
Sites that had spent the last month shuttered thanks to the shutdown are now back open for business, including Hamilton Grange in Harlem.
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Robert Berlin/The Daily Times via AP, File
January 27, 2019 - 10:16 am
Park rangers were once again greeting visitors at some national parks across the United States and flight operations at major airports were returning to normal, one day after a partial government shutdown came to an end.
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Xinhua/Hu Yousong) (Photo by Xinhua/Sipa USA)
January 25, 2019 - 9:38 pm
President Donald Trump has signed a bill that temporarily opens the federal government for three weeks, ending the longest shutdown in U.S. history at 35 days.
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Laura Curran
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January 25, 2019 - 3:53 pm
A former Long Island congressman is leading a task force to help consolidate services to help federal workers affect by the government shutdown.
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President Trump
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January 24, 2019 - 5:49 pm
President Donald Trump on Thursday confirmed that he will not accept a short-term deal to reopen the government unless it includes "a large down payment" for his promised border wall.
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