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Senate rejects two competing bills to end shutdown
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Senate rejects two competing bills to end shutdown

Brenda Flanagan | Jan 24, 2019

The first bill would have provided $5.7 billion to build President Donald Trump’s wall on the southern border while extending three years’ protection to some unauthorized immigrants. The second ...

Federal workers in Jersey feeling effects of shutdown
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Federal workers in Jersey feeling effects of shutdown

Brenda Flanagan | Jan 21, 2019

Some 1,000 federal employees in New Jersey have applied for unemployment benefits. Meanwhile, facing a 10 percent absenteeism rate nationwide, the TSA brought in outside staff to fill in for unpaid ...

Looking ahead at what’s ahead in 2019
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Looking ahead at what’s ahead in 2019

David Cruz | Jan 1, 2019

The undercurrent to legislation carried over from 2018 is the still-dicey dynamic between the governor and Sweeney, which they still insist is a figment of our collective imagination.

Government partially shuts down amid border wall dispute

Government partially shuts down amid border wall dispute

David Cruz | Dec 22, 2018

A partial government began at 12:01 a.m. Saturday, shuttering the departments of Homeland Security, Agriculture, and Commerce, affecting close to 400,000 federal employees in the final weekend before ...