Maryland Sen. Ben Cardin is scheduled to visit the BioPark at the University of Maryland in Baltimore to talk about how the recent government shutdown impacted local businesses.
By the thousands, furloughed federal workers began returning to work across the country Thursday after 16 days off the job due to the partial government shutdown.
Some federal workers back on the job Thursday morning were getting a personal welcome from Vice President Joe Biden.
Visitors lined up waiting for Washington’s museums to finally reopen Thursday after a 16-day government shutdown that has cost each site money in lost gift store sales, theater tickets and concessions.
Senate leaders announced last-minute agreement Wednesday to avert a threatened Treasury default and reopen the government after a partial, 16-day shutdown. Congress raced to pass the measure by day’s end.
District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray is meeting with local government leaders from Maryland and Virginia to talk about the wide-ranging effects of the federal government shutdown.
Fifteen days into the government shutdown, thousands of Maryland workers are now going into a third week without pay and really feeling the pinch.
Furloughed federal government workers have filed more than 10,000 claims for unemployment benefits in the District of Columbia as the government shutdown has persisted nearly a week.
The service academy football teams are preparing to play this weekend’s scheduled games while still facing some uncertainty because of the partial government shutdown.
A market-rattling federal default loomed and the partial government shutdown lingered on Monday, but a gridlocked Congress betrayed little or no urgency toward resolving either of the nation’s most challenging short-term economic disputes.
Eighty-one names have been added to the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial in Emmitsburg, Md.
Classes are returning to normal at the U.S. Naval Academy as all civilian faculty return after being furloughed last week due to the partial federal government shutdown.