Government Shutdown

Poll: Sen. Cruz Top Republican Presidential Candidate Among Texas VotersA new poll shows that U.S. Senator Ted Cruz would beat out Governor Rick Perry, Congressman Paul Ryan and Senator Marco Rubio in a Republican Presidential Primary in Texas.
Gov't Reopens, But Not All Agencies Completely Up & RunningThough the federal government reopened from its partial shutdown Thursday, not all agencies are completely up and running.
Federal Buildings Opening As Shutdown EndsOffices closed by the partial government shutdown will begin re-opening on Thursday morning across the nation, including here in North Texas. But it will likely take a while for government employees to catch up on the backlog of work.
With Deadline Approaching, What Happens If Goverment Defaults?As a default deadline approaches, people across America are watching.
Furloughed? Send Creditors A Note From GovernmentFurloughed federal workers who have trouble paying bills can send their creditors a letter from the government pleading for patience.
War Memorial Closures Not Stopping VeteransA group of North Texas veterans woke up early on Tuesday for a history-making trip in their honor.
Government Shutdown's Impact On Flu SeasonFlu season is here, and Dallas County has already reported its first confirmed death from the illness. But there is a new reason this year that doctors are warning people about the importance of getting the flu shot.
Furlough No 'Vacation' For North Texas Federal WorkersNorth Texan Clovis Steib wishes he could relax and truly enjoy the time away from work but, as a furloughed federal employee, worry won’t let him.
Free Pizza For Furloughed Employees During ShutdownPizza doesn't have the power to end the government shutdown, but one Dallas restaurant is hoping its "pie-partisan" efforts can at least help those in need.
North Texas Federal Workers Protest Gov't ShutdownA small group of North Texas federal workers took to the streets of downtown Dallas Thursday afternoon to protest the partial shutdown of the U.S. government.
Government Shutdown Creating Domino EffectThe domino effect of the partial government shutdown has hit small businesses in North Texas.
Government Shutdown Hurting Local Food PantriesThose who depend on the North Texas Food Bank to feed their families are being hurt by the partial federal government shutdown.
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