Shutdown

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KMBZ News Staff
January 25, 2019 - 3:15 pm
President Trump announced the end of a 35-day government shutdown, the longest in US history, saying there is a short term funding plan for three weeks, including back pay for federal workers, but does not include any money for a 'wall'. Trump threatened another shutdown if Congress doesn't come...
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Bill Grady
January 23, 2019 - 4:46 am
Missouri Rep. Emanuel Cleaver says he is not opposed to a physical barrier at some points on the U.S./Mexico border, but he said spending nearly $6 billion on a wall does not make sense to him. Cleaver was in Kansas City Tuesday to thank people who are helping furloughed federal workers in the area...
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Kara Marxer
January 22, 2019 - 6:45 am
As of Tuesday, the partial federal government shutdown has been going on for one month, with no paychecks for furloughed employees. The shutdown has a lot of people wondering if it is legal to require employees to work without compensation. The federal government is definitely breaking the law by...
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