Government Shutdown

Michigan Feels Blowback As Federal Shutdown Enters Second Day

The state will lose $18 million each day the shutdown continues, Budget Director John Nixon said. “This is just ridiculous.”


President Obama in file photo.  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Karsch And Anderson Top 10: What To Expect With A Government Shutdown

1. Due to government shutdown, Doug will review the next congressional election mock draft.

97.1 The Ticket–10/01/2013

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Shutdown To Affect Michigan National Guard Members

Selfridge Air National Guard Base says about 650 workers were sent home on furlough.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/01/2013

River Raisin National Battlefield Park (Credit: Notorious4life/Wikimedia Commons)

Gov’t Shutdown Closes River Raisin National Battlefield Park In Monroe

The government shutdown is affecting thousands of school kids who were hoping for a real-life trip through history at the River Raisin National Battlefield Park in Monroe.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/01/2013

U.S. President Barack Obama speaks to the media about the possibility of a government shut down in Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House September 30, 2013 in Washington, DC. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Government Shutdown Begins As Congress Fails To Agree On Spending Bill

For the first time in nearly two decades, the federal government staggered into a partial shutdown early Tuesday morning.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/01/2013

Federal Workers Get Shutdown Instructions

Federal workers in Michigan will still have to report to work Tuesday even though the government is shutting down.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/01/2013

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Fed Shutdown Would Mean $18 Million-A-Day Loss To Michigan

An estimated 40 percent of the state’s budget comes from the federal government.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/30/2013

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What Would Federal Gov’t Shutdown Mean For Local Governments?

By midnight tonight, the federal government may be out of business — at least temporarily. If that happens, what would it mean for local governments?

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/30/2013

Metro Detroiters Frustrated With Talk About Possible Gov’t Shutdown

Are you frustrated by all the talk about a possible government shutdown? WWJ Newsradio 950 caught up with some people who said, yes, they’re fed up with all the posturing.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/30/2013

Sign posted at the Oak Park Post Office branch (Credit: WWJ's Pat Sweeting)

Post Office Prepared For Possible Gov’t Closure

Whether the sign’s continued presence more than 12 hours after the 11th hour compromise plan was reached is an indication that not everyone is confident U.S. lawmakers have truly reached an agreement or simply an oversight — is anyone’s guess.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/09/2011