Government Shutdown

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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U.S. Capitol
Hannah Gaber, USA TODAY
January 22, 2019 - 4:00 pm
Senate leaders reached an agreement on Tuesday to vote this week on two competing proposals to end the government shutdown.
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Food Bank
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January 22, 2019 - 12:22 pm
As the government shutdown drags into day 32, food pantries in New Jersey continue to see an increase in furloughed federal workers seeking help.
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Nancy Pelosi
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January 18, 2019 - 7:20 pm
Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Friday accused the White House of leaking information about her planned congressional trip to Afghanistan, calling it "very irresponsible on the part of the president."
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Food Bank
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January 18, 2019 - 7:04 pm
The continuing partial federal government shutdown had threatened food stamp distribution in New Jersey, but hungry people in the state caught a break on Friday.
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Food Bank
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January 18, 2019 - 2:28 pm
Long Island food banks and other groups are stepping up to donate food and cash to federal employees being affected by the government shutdown.
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Bill de Blasio
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January 17, 2019 - 4:39 pm
Mayor Bill de Blasio said Thursday that if the partial government shutdown continues much longer it will begin to cause severe issues for the city.
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Nancy Pelosi
Sean Logan/The Republic
January 17, 2019 - 2:27 pm
After House Speaker Nancy Pelosi asked President Donald Trump to delay his State of Union speech over the patrial government shutdown, the president responded Thursday by dening use of an aircraft during her tri overseas.
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Federal Workers Protest Shutdown
Phil Didion/Cincinnati Enquirer-USA TODAY NETWORK
January 17, 2019 - 1:12 pm
Furloughed federal workers on Thursday still didn’t know when they’ll be able to return to work as the partial government shutdown stretched into day 27, but they did get some reassurance that they would be paid eventually.
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Rep. Josh Gottheimer
Mitsu Yasukawa/Northjersey.com
January 16, 2019 - 4:10 pm
WASHINGTON (WCBS 880/AP) — Several congressional Democrats met with President Donald Trump Wednesday morning at the White House to talk about the partial government shutdown, including North Jersey congressman Josh Gottheimer. “We had a very productive conversation this morning,” Gottheimer told...
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