More Government Shutdown Stories

Despite shutdown, local WIC's remain open

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - While the current government shutdown is affecting many federal services, the WIC offices in Rome and Utica will remain open. Read More »

Americans blast Congress for partial shutdown, no signs of easing

WASHINGTON (AP) - The budget battle shows no signs of easing, with lawmakers from both parties suggesting that the partial government shutdown could last for weeks. Read More »

House to pass bills to reopen national parks, VA

WASHINGTON (AP) - House and Senate Democrats say they'll reject a bid by Republicans to reopen portions of the government, including national parks and processing of claims at the Department of Veterans Affairs. Read More »

Hanna offers view on government shutdown

(WKTV) -- U.S. Rep. Richard Hanna joined WKTV via telephone Tuesday to give the Mohawk Valley his take on the government shutdown. While Hanna, a Republican, has voted dozens of times to repeal,... Read More »

Federal shutdown scraps games at service academies

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Defense Department says it has temporarily suspended all sports competitions at the service academies as a result of the partial government shutdown. Read More »

Obama: Shutdown is result of ideological crusade

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says House Republicans have shut down the federal government over an "ideological crusade" against his health care law. Read More »

Obama: Shutdown will 'throw wrench' into economy

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is ramping up pressure on Republicans to avoid a post-midnight government shutdown. He says a shutdown would hurt the economy and hundreds of thousands of government workers. Read More »

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