Government Shutdown

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Matt Dwyer
January 15, 2019 - 5:19 pm
NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) — A coalition of Coast Guard-related nonprofit groups has opened a pop-up food pantry at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy to help Coast Guard and academy workers affected by the partial government shutdown. About 160 of the 260 government-funded nonessential employees at the New...
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AP
January 13, 2019 - 8:19 pm
WINDSOR LOCKS, Conn. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal plans to highlight how air traffic controllers and other federal workers in Connecticut are being affected by the partial federal government shutdown. The Democrat will appear Monday at Bradley International Airport with Federal Aviation...
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AP
January 05, 2019 - 1:45 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - The state Department of Labor hopes to help some of the approximately 1,500 federal employees likely affected by the federal government shutdown, and who work or live in Connecticut, to navigate the unemployment compensation process. Commissioner Kurt Westby says the agency...
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AP
December 22, 2018 - 2:37 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) - Congress gaveled open for a rare Saturday session days before Christmas as America's elected leaders partially shut down the government, unable to find a compromise over money for President Donald Trump's promised wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. Trump is demanding $5 billion,...
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