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Government shutdown continues

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Arnulfo Caballero

January 16, 2019

On midnight, Dec. 22, 2018 EST, the government was shut down for the second time in 2018. This shutdown has continued forward into 2019, and is now the longest government shutdown in U.S. history. The main issue of this shutdown has been President Trump’s demand for $5.7 billion dollars to build a...

City’s economy on hold

October 8, 2013

Photo Courtesy of Pete Souza/White House The United States government shutdown on Tuesday, October 1, following the inability of the House and Senate to agree on a working budget to fund the government. “I think the government shutdown is a strategy that the Republicans are using...