Government Shutdown

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Post-Shutdown, Few Concrete Budget Proposals Between Parties

Democrats and Republicans running in 2014 have been generous with their criticism after the latest short-term deal to keep the governing running and pay U.S. debts.

10/27/2013

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The Sidney Wood Show: Keeping The Dream Alive With Rev. C.T. Vivian

This is one of our most ‘powerful’ shows to say the least! We started off with a interview with Rev. C.T. Vivian and he discussed bridging the gap between the rich and the poor, the […]

WAOK-AM–10/17/2013

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Problems Loom for Meal Programs Amidst Government Shutdown

ATLANTA (WAOK/AJC) — After losing upwards of 15% of their funding due to across-the-board federal spending cuts that occurred earlier this year, the Gainesville-Hall Community Service Center, which provides daily lunches to Meals on Wheels […]

WAOK-AM–10/08/2013

Head Start officials say a $10 million private donation will keep the program going through the government shutdown. (Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images)

Donors pledge up to $10 million to fund Head Start

ational Head Start Association officials say a donation of up to $10 million from two philanthropists will help keep Head Start programs running during the federal government shutdown.

WAOK-AM–10/08/2013

A nurse practices administering a vaccine during a training session for health care workers held by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (Photo by Erik S. Lesser/Getty Images)

CDC Official: ‘I Am Losing Sleep’ Over Effects Of Government Shutdown

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will suffer from a “significantly reduced capacity to respond to outbreak investigations, processing of laboratory samples, and maintaining the agency’s 24/7 emergency operations center” due to the government shutdown.

WAOK-AM–10/02/2013

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What the Government Shutdown Means for Georgains

On PowerTalk with Mrs. Lorraine Jacques-White Federal workers in Atlanta to be furloughed. The government shutdown could possibly affect as many as 2,000 members of the Georgia National Guard. Many of the 15,000 members are […]

WAOK-AM–10/01/2013

US President Barack Obama speaks alongside people who will benefit from health insurance plans under the Affordable Care Act in Washington, DC, October 1, 2013. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

What The Federal Government Shutdown Means For Georgia

Atlanta (WAOK/AJC)– More than 77,000 executive branch civilian workers in Georgia are now furloughed now that the federal government partially shut down at midnight on Tuesday. Although the government will not halt altogether, this shutdown […]

WAOK-AM–09/30/2013

Democrats from the U.S. House of Representatives, including Rep. John Barrow, D-Ga., Rep. Rosa DeLauro, D-Conn, and Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., visit after news briefing to unveil legislative proposals on health care at the Capitol on May 4, 2005 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Dem Rep: Gov’t Shutdown To Defund Obamacare ‘Reckless Game That Will Not Succeed’

In the past three years, Rep. John Barrow has outraged fellow Democrats with his vote against President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul and been attacked by Republicans for refusing to support a full repeal. And the deep South’s last white Democratic congressman is still defying both parties with his stance on the law.

09/03/2013

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Government Shutdown Averted in Late Night Agreement

ATLANTA (WAOK)  After many tense hours of discussion between Democrat and Republican leaders a threatened government shut down was averted late Friday night when another short term agreement was reached. Here is the in depth […]

WAOK-AM–04/09/2011

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Gov’t Shutdown Showdown

The country is in an uproar, and so were POWERTALK listeners today, as we talked about the impending government shutdown! Take a listen to their responses, but also leave your comments and thoughts below!

WAOK-AM–04/08/2011

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