US Government

Greenhouse gas, sea levels at record in 2021: US agency  

The US agency said that the concentration of greenhouse gas in the atmosphere stood at 414.7 parts per million in 2021, 2.3 parts higher than in 2020.

published on : 1st September 2022

Ukraine aid grows to near $14 billion in $1.5 trillion in US government spending bill

Democrats and Republicans rallied solidly behind the Ukraine aid, with Russia's attack devastating parts of the country and prompting Europe's worst refugee crisis since World War II.

published on : 9th March 2022

'Won't stand by as symbol of freedom goes dark', New York vows to reopen Statue of Liberty at its own cost

As a result of the budget impasse, many US government services including the Statue of Liberty have been closed since Saturday.

published on : 22nd January 2018

US Senate postpones vote on ending shutdown to Monday noon

The postponement to mid-day Monday means the United States will begin its upcoming work week with much of the federal government shuttered.

published on : 22nd January 2018

US lawmakers in bid to end shutdown stalemate

US lawmakers will launch a last-ditch bid today to end a budget impasse before hundreds of thousands of federal workers are forced to start the work week at home with no pay.

published on : 21st January 2018

Democrats wanted to give me a nice present: US President Donald Trump on the government shutdown

In the absence of an agreed spending plan, the US government shut down and federal services began to come to a halt or be scaled back.

published on : 20th January 2018

US government shutdowns that created an impact since 1995

The government has partially shut down three times in the past quarter-century — and far more often in decades past.

published on : 20th January 2018

Explainer: What next after US government shutdown

The US government shutdown began at midnight (local time) Friday as Democrats and Republicans failed to resolve a standoff over immigration and spending.

published on : 20th January 2018

US government shuts down; Democrats, Republicans blame each other

The US government officially shutdown today for the first time in five years after the Senate rejected a short-term spending bill to keep the federal government running.

published on : 20th January 2018

Democrats want a government shutdown: US President Trump

The Democrats want a shutdown of the federal government to diminish the "great success" of tax cuts and the booming economy, said Trump.

published on : 20th January 2018

US government shutdown: What closes? Who's affected?

The U.S. federal government shutdown only partially curbs operations, but the longer the shutdown continues, the more likely its impact will be felt.

published on : 20th January 2018