Tag Archive: government shutdown

Senate Rejects Short-Term Funding Bill

September 29, 2021 11:04 am Published by

On Monday, the Senate failed to advance a short-term funding bill, leaving Congress less than a week to come up with a plan to avoid a government shutdown on Oct. 1. 

Temporary Reprieve from Gov. Shutdown

January 31, 2019 3:05 pm Published by

Late last week, President Donald Trump and Congress came to an agreement to reopen the federal government with a short-term spending bill that is set to expire Feb. 15.

Shutdown Impacting Small Business

January 24, 2019 6:07 pm Published by

Now in its 33rd day, the shutdown having a growing negative impact on America’s small businesses, the communities they fuel and the overall U.S. economy.

Government Shutdown Looms Over Border Wall

November 28, 2018 5:10 pm Published by

Congress and the administration has until Dec. 7 to compromise on spending priorities--including President Trump's demand for border wall funding--before a partial government shutdown.

Government Shutdown Ends

January 24, 2018 4:56 pm Published by

The government shutdown ended Monday night, yet lawmakers have just three weeks to the next spending bill deadline.

Government Shutdown Looming

November 29, 2017 4:11 am Published by

Recently, House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) indicated that Republicans will likely try to pass a short-term spending bill to prevent a...

Despite Long To-Do List, August Recess Begins

August 5, 2015 1:04 pm Published by

At the end of this week, all of Congress will begin their August recess during which they will tend to district matters, constituent meetings and ongoing fundraising efforts. Unfortunately, their to-do list remains long and challenging.

Debt Ceiling Looms as Lawmakers Remain at Impasse

October 9, 2013 9:46 am Published by

Now, in the second week of the government shutdown, Republican and Democratic lawmakers remain deadlocked despite the quickly-approaching debt ceiling deadline of Oct. 17 when, absent some action, this breakdown in governing could hamper the government's ability to pay its bills and spark a global economic disaster.

Small-Business Services Suffer Under Shutdown

October 9, 2013 8:45 am Published by

The federal government is now in week two of a massive shutdown that is impacting small-business services while Democratic and Republican lawmakers remain far apart in terms of a compromise, even as a bigger problem--the debt ceiling deadline--is just around the corner.