Economy

Americans Brace for Government Shutdown October 1i
X
September 29, 2013 8:49 PM
Americans are bracing for a partial shutdown of the national government that looks increasingly likely to begin Tuesday, as a politically-divided Congress remains unable to agree on a formula to extend federal spending authority. VOA’s Michael Bowman reports, absent a last-minute deal, non-essential government services will halt and hundreds of thousands of federal workers will be idled.

Americans Brace for Government Shutdown October 1

Published September 29, 2013

Americans are bracing for a partial shutdown of the national government that looks increasingly likely to begin Tuesday, as a politically-divided Congress remains unable to agree on a formula to extend federal spending authority. VOA’s Michael Bowman reports, absent a last-minute deal, non-essential government services will halt and hundreds of thousands of federal workers will be idled.


You May Like

Lion Cecil's Killing Sparks 'Canned Hunting' Debate in S. Africa

Conservationists believe incident, which triggered worldwide outrage, will reshape debate about practice in which hunters are allowed to target animals bred for hunting More

Environmentalists Issue Warning on Mekong Biodiversity

Scientists say decades of economic development, hydropower-dam construction, lax law enforcement and trafficking have taken their toll More

US Urges Taliban to Stay With Afghan Peace Talks

Top US Afghan diplomat also meets with Pakistani, Afghan officials following news of Mullah Omar's death More