Blunt says that after the last 16 days, no one wants to be where the Democrats and Republicans in Congress or the President are in terms of approval ratings.
Fed. government reboot is good news for visitors who almost missed Arch experience.
Its the Gateway to the West, a tourist destination in a town that may be hosting the World Series — and its closed. Talks continue to find some way to reopen the Gateway Arch.
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said in a statement late Wednesday, that the Fisher House Foundation, associated with the VA, will step in.
Peter Kinder completed the paperwork, but he has been unable to file with the Federal Election Commission.
If congress doesn’t decide what to do with the debt ceiling by a mid-October deadline, that opens up a new set of problems.
In St. Louis, between 10,000 and 15,000 federal workers are being affected by the government shutdown and some plan to protest today.
All Scott Air Force Base employees will report to work as usual Tuesday. Those employees deemed “non-essential” will then be given a furlough notice and sent home.
Federal lawmakers were trying Monday to reach a spending agreement to avert a shutdown after midnight. In St. Louis, the most immediate effects would include the closure of the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial and the Gateway Arch.
Corps officials announced over the weekend that expedited work to remove rocks near Thebes Illinois will keep that critical 9-foot channel open.