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U.S. Government Shutdown (2013)

U.S. Government Shutdown (2013)
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  • Florida legislators reach deal on money for hospitals

    Florida legislators racing against the clock on a new state budget struck a deal Friday on a $2 billion plan to steer money to more than 200 hospitals that treat large numbers of low-income patients.
  • Winners, losers from Alaska's legislative session

    The state of Alaska avoided a partial shutdown of state government when both chambers of the Legislature passed a compromise budget. If Gov. Bill Walker signs off on the $5 billion operating budget, it means more than 10,000 state workers won't get pink...

    Back-to-school sales tax holiday may be longer this year

    Florida lawmakers, rushing to reach a final deal on a new budget over the next few days, may wind up passing roughly $400 million of tax cuts that include a 10-day back-to-school sales tax holiday. Republican leaders who had been at odds for weeks over...

    Instead of bombing bridges abroad, we should building new ones at home

    More spending on the military is not what this country needs. A Republican-backed National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal 2016 has passed the House of Representatives. It would raise military spending over current levels. President Barack Obama is...

    Major hurdles remain as lawmakers press on in budget talks

    Major hurdles remain as lawmakers press on in budget talks
    TALLAHASSEE – Top House and Senate budget negotiators met Thursday and finalized spending plans for the courts and most state agencies, but major differences still need to be resolved to get to a final budget deal and avert a partial government...