Both chambers of Congress Wednesday night passed a deal to end the government shutdown and avoid default.
The partial government shutdown is in its 8th day, and in just over a week, the federal government will reach its borrowing limit.
The federal government shutdown is being felt across the country in big and small ways. The debate, according to William “Mo” Cowan, is about whether the U.S. is moving forward or backwards.
The Springfield Armory National Historic Site is among the local facilities that would be affected if the federal government shuts down.
The federal government will go into a partial shutdown tomorrow if Congress is unable to reach an agreement before midnight.
As the countdown to a government shutdown continues, state officials face ramifications at home. Massachusetts Gov.