Federal Workers Breathing Sigh Of Relief... For NowFederal employees are breathing a sigh of relief that least for now that the government shutdown is temporarily over.
Florida Dems Mucarsel-Powell, Wasserman Schultz, Shalala Call For End To Government ShutdownThree democratic congresswomen are calling for an end to the government shutdown affecting workers at Miami International Airport.
Local Veterans Worry About Government ShutdownPoliticians love to love veterans, but the military heroes could be suffering some major losses due to the ongoing GOP-led government shutdown.
GOP Breaking On Debt Ceiling, Gov't To Remain ShutdownThe GOP-led government shutdown looks like it will continue for an undetermined amount of time, even as more workers begin to lose their pay checks and the debt limit is avoided.
Poll: 62% Have Unfavorable View Of GOP After ShutdownAs the GOP-led government shutdown continues in its second week, new poll numbers from Gallup showed that the shutdown taking a big toll on the Republican Party in the eyes of voters.
Head Start Programs Kept Afloat During Shutdown With Donation A donation will help the National Heat Start Association keep going during the federal government shutdown.
Florida Agencies Not Suffering Under Shutdown...YetAs day four of the GOP-forced federal government shutdown rolls on Friday, most Florida agencies have avoided the worst impacts of the shutdown.
Furloughs Impacting Nat'l. Guard Preps For Tropical WeatherWhile Washington remains in a standstill thanks to the GOP-forced government shutdown, the panhandle of Florida is preparing for a tropical storm and those preps could be hampered by the freeze in government.
Treasury Dept. Warns Of Catastrophic Debt Default“A financial crisis and recession that could echo the events of 2008 or worse.” That’s the dire warning the Treasury Department issued Thursday about the possibility the GOP forced government shutdown could tumble into a debt default by the United States.
CBS News Poll: Americans Unhappy Over ShutdownAs day three of the GOP-forced government shutdown began Thursday, more numbers from a new CBS News poll shows Americans are not pleased with the government shutdown.
Dept. Of Defense Cancels All Athletic Events Due To ShutdownThe government shutdowns’ unintended consequences is reaching into the sports world. The Department of Defense suspended all intercollegiate athletic events for all of the service academies Tuesday afternoon.
Shutdown Means National Park Closures In South FloridaThe Everglades National Park and Dry Tortugas Park in the Keys are just a pair of Florida's 11 national sites that will close if Congress can't agree on funding the budget.
What Happens If The Government Shuts Down?A shutdown of the federal government appears to be inevitable as Republicans in the House continue to attach poison pills to continuing resolutions that would fund the government making the bills dead on arrival in the Democratically controlled House of Representatives.
How A Government Shutdown Will Impact S. FloridaEffects of a federal government shutdown could trickle down to Florida and local levels.
Schism Opens In GOP Fight Against ObamacareThe plan first pitched by Florida Senator Marco Rubio to shutdown the government or default on the national debt if the Affordable Care Act isn't defunded has opened up a schism among Senator Rubio’s own party.