Young believes a solution will come from the Senate, and says he’ll support it if it comes up for a vote in the House.
County In Utah Threatens Takeover Of National Park Areas
San Juan County has become the fifth county in Utah to declare a state of emergency in response to the closure of National Park areas.
City and Borough of Juneau feeling effects of federal government shutdown
While it’s not taking a major toll on municipal operations just yet, officials worry there could be bigger impacts if the shutdown continues for an extended period of time.
State expects unemployment filings to rise due to shutdown
The Department of Labor started receiving calls from furloughed federal workers the first day of the shutdown.
Federal shutdown could delay crab season
Fishermen are gearing up for the opening of the Bering Sea’s lucrative crab season. But they may be off to a late start this year, because of the federal government shutdown.
Treadwell calls for more aggressive tack on state sovereignty
When the Citizens’ Advisory Commission on Federal Areas last met, the theme was overreach from Washington. But this go-round, it seems the group is unexpectedly dealing with federal underreach.
4 Things To Know On Day 4 Of The Shutdown
With the partial shutdown of the federal government now into its fourth day, here are four stories to help bring us all up to speed:
Why A Handful Of Hard-Liners Has A Hold On Boehner
To understand House Speaker John Boehner’s role in the government shutdown, you have to understand the 30 or so House Republican hard-liners and his relationship with them.
John Boehner reports no progress after meeting with Obama
Speaker of the House John Boehner, a Republican from Ohio, stepped out of the White House yesterday after a 90-minute meeting with President Obama and reported no progress.
Alaska’s Federal Workers Speak Out On Shutdown
Yesterday, hundreds of workers trickled out of Juneau’s federal office carrying boxes of personal items, plants, and even pet fish — basically, any personal items they might want during their furlough.