Federal Government Shutdown http://wshu.org en Conn., NY congressional delegation relieved over last minute deal http://wshu.org/post/conn-ny-congressional-delegation-relieved-over-last-minute-deal <p>Members of Congress from Connecticut and New York say they&#39;re relieved after they helped flip the government&#39;s lights back on and avoid a default.</p><p>Matt Laslo reports the sixteen day government shutdown not only frayed the nerves of furloughed federal workers and contractors in the region, it also frayed the Republican Party.</p> Thu, 17 Oct 2013 13:47:13 +0000 Matt Laslo 6855 at http://wshu.org Conn. officials reaching out to veterans about impact of shutdown http://wshu.org/post/conn-officials-reaching-out-veterans-about-impact-shutdown <p>The processing of financial benefits for veterans has been frozen because of the partial government shutdown.&nbsp; The Connecticut Department of Veterans Affairs is reaching out to veterans to help them get the right information about how significant the impact could be.</p><p></p><p></p> Thu, 10 Oct 2013 13:19:46 +0000 Tarice L.S. Gray 6508 at http://wshu.org