Posts Tagged Government Shutdown

As Shutdown Drags On, Efforts Underway to Protect Impacted Virginians

StateSeal00With no end in sight to the partial government shutdown in Washington, lawmakers in Richmond are trying to figure out how to help federal employees in Virginia. Michael Pope reports.

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Virginia’s Congressional Delegation Split on Government Shutdown


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With the government shutdown in its second month, the pain is starting to be felt more by federal workers and people who rely on government services. The Commonwealth’s lawmakers remain divided on how to get the government’s lights back on. Michael Pope reports.

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Virginia Lawmakers Talk Shutdown, Spending And DACA

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Snow falls on the Capitol early Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018. (Credit: AP Photo / J. Scott Applewhite)

The federal government could be lurching towards a partial shutdown this weekend if lawmakers can’t reach a deal on so-called Dreamers and defense spending. Matt Laslo reports.

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Lawmakers Struggle Over Solution To Potential Government Shutdown


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Congress is back after taking the summer off and lawmakers are wrangling over how to keep the federal government’s lights on after funding runs out at the end of the month. Matt Laslo reports from the Capitol that Virginia lawmakers are upset that they’re left with few good options.


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