by Annie-Rose Strasser Oct 14, 2013
If House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) accepts this deal, the shutdown -- and the default crisis -- could end.
by Bryce Covert Oct 9, 2013
The shutdown is delaying payments that some schools near Native American reservations and military bases need to keep operating.
by Sy Mukherjee Oct 8, 2013
Three American scientists who were awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine are saying that the government shutdown fundamentally threatens scientific discovery.
by Bryce Covert Sep 20, 2013
The continuing resolution passed by House Republicans keeps sequestration in place for next year.
Sequestration has meant that inspectors general have reduced staff, imposed furloughs, and cut back on operations.
by Bryce Covert Sep 19, 2013
Sequestration will mean fewer students who are low-income, first-generation, or disabled will get the support they need to graduate college.
by Bryce Covert Sep 12, 2013
States have focused on cutting spending to deal with budget problems rather than revenue increases.
by Bryce Covert Sep 11, 2013
Sequestration showed up in disappointingly low income growth and will get worse as the cuts continue.
by Bryce Covert Sep 9, 2013
Sequestration has meant eliminating or delaying reports that companies and the economy rely on.
by Bryce Covert Sep 5, 2013
Benefit checks will be drastically reduced amid stubbornly high unemployment.