Government Shutdown

Harlem Globetrotters Offering FREE Tickets To Furloughed Employees

The world famous Harlem Globetrotters are offering 2 complimentary game tickets to any U.S. government employee currently on furlough to the 2019 Fan Powered North American tour. The Globetrotters tour of Colorado includes five stops: · Thursday, Feb. 28 at the Browson Arena at 7 p.m. · Friday,...
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Three Things You Need to Know on January 15th

It's Day 25 of the longest government shutdown in U.S. history and the fallout continues. Today is the first day more than 40-thousand of members of the Coast Guard will miss a paycheck. At many of the nation's already busy airports, passengers are running into long lines to be screened by TSA...
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Three Things You Need to Know on January 14th

There are no votes scheduled in Congress today aimed at ending the longest government shutdown in U.S. history. The shutdown of about a quarter of the federal government is now on Day 24 and there are no signs of it ending. There are no meetings between President Trump and Democratic leaders on...
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Three Things You Need to Know on January 11th

Today is the 21st day of the partial government shutdown. Roughly 800-thousand government workers are still affected, and today would have been pay day. There is no end in sight as Republicans and Democrats continue fighting over border security. The House passed bills yesterday to reopen the...
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Three Things You Need to Know on January 10th

Federal workers are planning a rally outside the White House today on the 20th day of the partial government shutdown. Around 800-thousand federal employees are either working without pay or are furloughed. Members of Congress are expected to speak and workers will talk about how the shutdown is...
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Three Things You Need to Know on January 9th

President Trump gave his first Oval Office address last night. During the address, Trump made another pitch for a wall on the southern border and blamed Democrats for the partial government shutdown, saying they are refusing to fund border security. President Trump and congressional leaders are...
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Three Things You Need to Know on January 8th

The White House says the IRS will issue tax refunds even if the government is shut down when they're due to go out. During past shutdowns, the IRS collected tax returns, but wouldn't dole out refunds until after the government was running again. The government shutdown is in its 18th day and shows...
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Three Things You Need to Know on January 7th

The partial government shutdown is now the third-longest in U.S. history. Today is Day 17 of the shutdown while President Trump continues to insist on more than five-billion dollars for border wall. Democratic leaders wants on legislation to re-open the government before they'll talk about money...
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Three Things You Need to Know on January 2nd

Garbage and human waste are becoming problems at national parks because of the partial government shutdown. The shutdown has left parks open, but without staff to collect fees, operate visitor areas or clean up after folks. Yosemite National Park has closed some areas because of impacts from human...
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