Government Shutdown

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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Shutdown
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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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LI Food Bank
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January 24, 2019 - 4:23 pm
A Long Island food bank says food and cash donations are flooding in to help federal employees being affected by the government shutdown.
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Police Commissioner James O'Neill
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January 23, 2019 - 7:46 pm
New York City Police Commissioner James O'Neill on Wednesday said the department's counterterror work with the FBI is being hampered by the ongoing partial government shutdown, with some FBI agents working without pay.
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