As the partial federal government shutdown finishes its fourth week, higher education institutions are one of the groups left in a state of limbo.
Thousands of federal employees and their families are applying for unemployment and food stamps to get by as the longest government shutdown in U.S. history drags on with no end in sight. But for some of them, it has been an exercise in confusion and frustration.
President Donald Trump says he'll make a "major announcement" on the government shutdown and the southern border on Saturday afternoon as the standstill over his border wall continues.
The partial federal government shutdown is now more than three weeks old and there is no clear path forward to reopen the government, according to a post on The Hill’s blog.
Breweries, wineries and distilleries in Indiana and Michigan are experiencing delays — and taking a financial hit — because some permits are not being issued due to the partial federal government shutdown.