Government Shutdown

Rep. Josh Gottheimer
Mitsu Yasukawa/
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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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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Air Traffic Controllers Press Conference
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January 15, 2019 - 4:26 pm
The partial government shutdown, now the longest in history, is taking a toll on air traffic controllers and could be creating a dangerous situation, lawmakers and union officials say.
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US Capitol
January 15, 2019 - 8:00 am
As the government shutdown reaches day 25, one New Jersey Democrat says he sees no reason why there can't be a deal.
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FDA Shutdown
Junfu Han/Detroit Free Press
January 14, 2019 - 4:11 pm
The partial government shutdown has put the Food and Drug Administration out of work for nearly three weeks, raising concerns about what consumers are feeding their families.
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Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand
WCBS 880
January 14, 2019 - 10:18 am
As the longest government shutdown in American history drags on and Democrats went to Puerto Rico, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand called the unending stalemate a disgrace of President Trump’s making.
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Donald Trump
AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin
January 12, 2019 - 10:55 am
The shutdown enters its fourth week next week, with Trump's threat to declare a national emergency still on the table.
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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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Woman holds sign 'we want to work'
(AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
January 11, 2019 - 10:36 am
NEW YORK (WCBS 880) -- As the partial government shutdown enters its third week, 800,000 federal workers are not getting paychecks. In New Jersey, some workers are eligible to apply for unemployment assistance, WCBS 880's Sean Adams reported. Workers affected by the shutdown who visit the state's...
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