With our local Coast Guard personnel missing out on their latest paycheck because of the partial federal government shutdown, many local businesses are rallying to help.
When her paychecks dried up because of the partial government shutdown, Cheryl Inzunza Blum sought out a side job that has become a popular option in the current economy: She rented out a room on Airbnb.
Donations can be dropped off at the Grand Haven Tribune office, 101 N. Third St. in Grand Haven
As of today, the federal government shutdown has become the longest in U.S. history, and local organizations are looking to help those affected by the funding stalemate.
Coast Guard Auxiliary ordered to stand down during shutdown, which nears 2-week mark.
The shutdown began over federal funding for a border wall, which President Donald Trump has repeatedly called for but Democrats – now a majority in the U.S. House – have opposed.
House Democrats unveiled a package of bills Monday that would re-open the federal government without approving funding for President Donald Trump's border wall with Mexico, establishing an early confrontation that will test the new power dynamic in Washington.
More than 80 U.S. Coast Guard members stationed in Grand Haven will receive a paycheck despite the government shutdown, thanks to action taken Friday night by the Department of Homeland Security.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the budget battle (all times local):
WASHINGTON – Life under a government shutdown would look much like life every other day – unless you work for the federal government.