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Government Shutdown

U.S. Capitol

Capitol Steps Comedy Troupe Takes On Government Shutdown

The Capitol Steps musical troupe has had a field day with the dramas in Washington over the past 32 years. This week, they took on the government shutdown.

10/18/2013

Tourists returned to the USS Constitution Thursday. (Photo by Sera Congi - WBZ-TV)

Historic Sites Re-Open, Furloughed Federal Employees Back To Work

Some of the most popular tourist attractions in Massachusetts reopened to the public on Thursday following a Congressional deal that ended the more than two-week partial government shutdown.

10/17/2013

Joe Gaucher (WBZ-TV photo)

Local Workers Relieved Government Will Reopen

A corrections officer at Devens Medical Center continued doing his duty and wants lawmakers to know who they’re impacting when they don’t do theirs.

10/16/2013

Counting, Savings

Shutdown Could Delay Heat, Rent Subsidies For Mass. Residents

Millions of low-income Americans could face delays in receiving help paying their heating bills and monthly rent if the federal government shutdown lingers several more weeks.

10/10/2013

U.S. Capitol

Behind The Mic With Joe Mathieu: Government Seen As America’s Biggest Problem

WBZ NewsRadio 1030′s Joe Mathieu talks about the latest on the government shutdown and the blame game.

10/10/2013

People sample beers (Photo credit NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/GettyImages)

Government Shutdown Halts New Craft Beer

The federal government shutdown could leave America’s craft brewers with a serious hangover.

10/09/2013

Campton Campground in NH. (WBZ-TV photo)

Government Shutdown Could Affect Columbus Day Weekend Plans In NH

Campgrounds on federal land in New Hampshire’s White Mountains could shut down this week barring a last-minute deal.

10/08/2013

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Government Shutdown Leaves Veterans Without College Tuition Assistance

Northeastern University says the government shutdown means no federal tuition assistance for a couple dozen veterans who plan to start classes there next week.

10/07/2013

Boston College professor Marc Landy. (WBZ-TV)

Keller @ Large: Political Science Professor Marc Landy

Jon Keller talks to Boston College political science professor Marc Landy about the government shutdown.

10/06/2013

Senator Ed Markey (WBZ-TV)

Markey Praises Decision To Return Pentagon Civilian Workers To Jobs

U.S. Sen. Edward Markey, D-Mass., offered praise for the Pentagon’s decision Saturday to return most furloughed Department of Defense civilians workers to their jobs after the weekend.

10/05/2013

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