Government shutdown

Joe Courtney (Photo/Douglas Healey/Getty Images)

Cong. Courtney On Compromise

Congressman Courtney tonight voted in favor of a long-delayed, bipartisan measure to end the 16 day Federal Government shutdown and raise the nation’s debt ceiling through early February. “This pointless government shutdown, driven by an […]

10/17/2013

Congressman John Larson (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Cong. Larson On Compromise

Congressman John B. Larson released the following statement tonight after the U.S. House of Representatives voted in favor of reopening the government and raising the debt ceiling. Under the deal, the government would be funded through […]

10/17/2013

National Guard troops line Pennsylvania Avenue during a parade January 16, 2005 in Washington, DC.  (credit: Matthew Cavanaugh/Getty Images)

Shutdown To Affect Columbus Day Parade In RI

The National Guard won’t be marching in this weekend’s Columbus Day Parade in Providence, one more way in which Rhode Island is feeling the effects of the ongoing federal shutdown.

10/11/2013

File photo of artwork by young children.  Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

State To Help Fund Bridgeport Head Start

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says the state of Connecticut will provide $800,000 to help keep the Head Start program in Bridgeport open over the coming weeks.

10/09/2013

Sikorsky Blackhawk S-701 (Adam Berry/Getty Images)

UTC May Furlough 5,000 If Government Shutdown Continues

United Technologies Corp. says it may furlough more than 5,000 workers if the U.S. government shutdown continues into next month.

10/02/2013

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Civilians Furloughed At Sub Base

GROTON, Conn. (AP) _ Hundreds of employees at the Navy’s submarine base in Connecticut and National Guard facilities around the state were sent home Tuesday by a partial government shutdown that forced furloughs for 800,000 […]

10/01/2013

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