Congress tonight passed — and President Trump signed into law — legislation to fund the federal government until Feb. 15, bringing the historic 35-day shutdown to a temporary halt while budget negotiations continue.
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Responding to a recent inquiry from House Financial Services Committee Chairman Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) about the financial industry’s response to the government shutdown, American Bankers Association President and CEO Rob Nichols today highlighted the many ways that banks across the nation are working to support federal employees that are currently facing financial difficulties.
As the government shutdown enters its fifth week, the Department of Agriculture announced that it will temporarily resume full-time operations of its Farm Service Agency offices nationwide.
ABA today joined 384 other national and local trade associations representing all sectors of the U.S. economy in calling for an end to the government shutdown.
With thousands of federal employees and government contractors affected by the longest shutdown in U.S. history, America’s banks are working to support these individuals and their families that may be experiencing financial hardship.
With the government shutdown now approaching its fourth week, the Farm Service Agency will temporarily reopen several of its offices to provide assistance to farmers and ranchers, the Department of Agriculture announced today.
With the government shutdown now in its third week, ABA President and CEO Rob Nichols today called on President Trump and congressional leaders to reopen the government.
With the government shutdown entering its third week, mortgage lending and servicing operations are being affected.
The Internal Revenue Service will on Monday resume processing requests for tax transcripts made through its Income Verification Express Service program — a service that has been suspended since the partial government shutdown began on Dec. 22, 2018.
Effective immediately, the Federal Emergency Management Agency will allow operations of the National Flood Insurance Program to resume, even while the government remains partially shut down, the agency announced today.