federal shutdown

Rep. Kay Granger, R-Texas, ranking member of the House Appropriations Committee, speaks to reporters as she arrives for a closed-door meeting at the Capitol, Monday, Feb. 11, 2019, in Washington.
Andrew Harnik/AP Photo
February 12, 2019 - 7:42 am
By Andrew Taylor and Alan Fram, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional negotiators reached agreement to prevent a government shutdown and finance construction of new barriers along the U.S.-Mexico border, overcoming a late-stage hang-up over immigration enforcement issues that had...
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President Donald Trump walks down the steps of Air Force One at El Paso International Airport in El Paso, Texas, Monday, Feb. 11, 2019.
AP Photo/Susan Walsh
February 11, 2019 - 9:04 pm
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — President Donald Trump headed to the Texas border on Monday to argue his case that walls work as Democrats and Republicans back home in Washington announced a deal had been reached to avoid another government shutdown. Trump was bound for El Paso, aiming to reshape the debate...
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FILE- In this July 11, 2018, file photo Mick Mulvaney, acting director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), and Director of the Office of Management, listens during a news conference at the Department of Justice in Washington.
Jacquelyn Martin/AP Photo, file
February 10, 2019 - 12:47 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Bargainers clashed Sunday over whether to limit the number of migrants authorities can detain, tossing a new hurdle before negotiators hoping to strike a border security compromise for Congress to pass this coming week. The White House wouldn't rule out a renewed partial...
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In this Jan. 10, 2019 file photo Cheryl Monroe, right, a Food and Drug Administration employee, and Bertrice Sanders, a Social Security Administration employee, rally to call for an end to the partial government shutdown in Detroit.
Paul Sancya/AP Photo, file
January 26, 2019 - 1:32 pm
By Corey Williams, Associated Press DETROIT (AP) — For Cheryl Monroe and generations of other African-Americans, federal government jobs have long been a path to the middle class and a way to provide a comfortable life for their families. Then the record-long government shutdown hit, making it hard...
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Willow Grove Fire Company.
Courtesy of Rich Drennen
Andrew Kramer
January 24, 2019 - 9:25 pm
WILLOW GROVE, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The government shutdown has been tough on many, especially workers who haven't received a paycheck in awhile. That includes those who serve in the U.S. Coast Guard. Now, a volunteer fire company in Montgomery County is stepping in, hoping to help. Willow Grove...
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Pat Loeb
January 24, 2019 - 3:41 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It's not just federal workers who won't be paid through the partial government shutdown. Contractors are being informed there's no money for them either, and the Philadelphia Water Department is among those getting the notice. The city received a form letter,...
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The emergency meal preparation day will take place at the Jewish Family and Children's Service's Bala Cynwyd location at 345 Montgomery Avenue from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesday.
Courtesy of the Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Greater Philadelphia.
Antionette Lee
January 22, 2019 - 5:55 pm
BALA CYNWYD (KYW Newsradio) — A local agency is hoping to do a good deed to help furloughed government workers who are preparing to miss their second missed paycheck. But, they need help from the public. The emergency meal preparation day will take place at the Jewish Family and Children's Service'...
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The Wolf administration hosted a resource fair for furloughed federal workers Tuesday at the local United Way's regional office in Center City.
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Paul Kurtz
January 22, 2019 - 4:17 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Wolf administration hosted a resource fair for furloughed federal workers Tuesday at the local United Way's regional office in Center City. More than 30 days into the partial government shutdown, furloughed IRS employee Marva Brown is getting desperate. "Well, I'm...
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Side view of the Independence Hall in Philadelphia.
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Steve Tawa
December 27, 2018 - 12:24 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — While Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell Center have been victims of the partial federal government shutdown that began last weekend, their doors will re-open over the upcoming long weekend. While July 4 is the busiest time of the year for Independence National...
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