Government

Government

The Latest: Trump calls shutdown a 'present' from Democrats

Budget Battle

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the government shutdown (all times local): 7:35 a.m. President Donald Trump is blaming Democrats for the government shutdown — tweeting that they wanted to give him “a nice present” to mark the one-year anniversary of his inauguration. He says Democrats “could have...


Business

AP FACT CHECK: Trump disdained jobless rate, now loves it

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump, the presidential candidate, would not like the way Trump, the president, is crowing about today’s unemployment rate. He’d be calling the whole thing a “hoax.” Trump raised a red flag about declining jobless numbers during his campaign, so as to deny President Barack...


Government

Mulvaney has been at center of last 2 government shutdowns

Trump Budget Battle

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s budget chief Mick Mulvaney stormed Washington as a tea party lawmaker elected in 2010, and he hasn’t mellowed much as director of the Office of Management of Budget at the White House. In both spots, he’s been at the center of government shutdowns. As a...


Government

Signs of government shutdown spotty but symbolic

Budget Battle Statue of Liberty

WASHINGTON (AP) — Symbols of American promise became emblems of American dysfunction on Saturday when a dispute in Congress over spending and immigration forced scores of federal government agencies and outposts to close their doors. The Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island turned away visitors in...


Government

Democrats, GOP try to dodge blame for shuttered government

Budget Battle-5

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hours after shuttering much of the federal government, feuding Democrats and Republicans in Congress spent Saturday dodging blame for a paralyzing standoff over immigration and showed few signs of progress on negotiations needed to end it. The finger-pointing played out in rare...


Local

Incentivized development: Ogden officials say it's needed to spur development

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After getting the blessing of Weber County and the Ogden School District, the city is on the verge of approving another tax-payer incentivized redevelopment area.


Government

What happens to Utah when the government shuts down?

Trump Budget Battle-7

Here’s how Ogden’s IRS buildings, Hill Air Force Base and other federal operations and employees could be affected: 


Courts

Cops breaking doors, and other claims against the Davis County Sheriff's Office

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People have filed millions of dollars in legal claims against the Davis County Sheriff’s Office, but most cases have been thrown out of court. The exception is a pair of claims totaling $2,262 over some broken doors.


National

US government shuts down; Dems, GOP blame each other

Budget Battle

Bitterly divided Congress careens fails to stave off government shutdown


Government

The Latest: Schumer says very short-term funding would be OK

Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the debate over immigration and the budget (all times local): 9:35 p.m. Minority Leader Chuck Schumer says Senate Democrats would support a “very short-term” government-wide funding bill to avert a shutdown. The New York Democrat says his party would accept a stopgap...


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