Government Shutdown

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AP
January 25, 2019 - 2:41 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) - Yielding to growing pressure, President Donald Trump and congressional leaders on Friday appeared set to seal a short-term deal to reopen the government for three weeks while negotiations continue over the president's demands for money to build his long-promised wall at the U.S.-...
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Matt Dwyer
January 22, 2019 - 4:11 pm
(WTIC-AM) -- By overwhelming margins, both chambers of the General Assembly today approved a plan to help provide interest-free loans to federal employees working without pay during the partial federal government shutdown. The proposal was sponsored by the top leaders of both parties, in both...
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AP
January 18, 2019 - 4:15 pm
Democratic Gov. Ned Lamont says he's reached a bipartisan agreement with legislative leaders to adopt emergency legislation that will enable federal workers impacted by the partial government shutdown to obtain interest-free loans backed by the state.
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AP
January 16, 2019 - 8:53 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - The leader of Connecticut's state college and university system has directed schools to suspend tuition payments for students impacted by the federal shutdown. In a letter released Wednesday, Mark Ojakian, president of Connecticut State Colleges and Universities, says there's...
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