Government Shutdown - NBC Bay Area

Coverage of the stalemate in Congress that forced the U.S. government to a standstill

Friday, Oct 18, 2013 at 03:20 PM PDT

Alcatraz Cruises Loses $3M, Thanks to Gov't Shutdown

Alcatraz Cruises Loses $3M, Thanks to Gov't Shutdown

During the nearly 17 days Alcatraz Island was closed to the public, $3 million in tickets had to be refunded or rescheduled.

Friday, Oct 18, 2013 at 04:14 AM PDT

The Nation Returns to Normal After Shutdown

The Nation Returns to Normal After Shutdown

Life began to return to normal as the federal government reopened its doors after the 16-day partial shutdown that culminated in a late-night rush to pass a bill and avoid a default on the nation's debt. Federal...

Thursday, Oct 17, 2013 at 08:55 PM PDT

Federal Employees Head Back to Work as Shutdown Ends

Federal Employees Head Back to Work as Shutdown Ends

Hundreds of thousands of furloughed workers were ordered back on the job Thursday after Congress ended the 16-day government shutdown with a last-minute deal that also averted a debt default.

Friday, Oct 18, 2013 at 05:23 AM PDT

What You Could Buy with the $24B the Shutdown Cost

What You Could Buy with the $24B the Shutdown Cost

What's the cost of a shutdown? That's still unclear, but the number will reach into the billions.

Thursday, Oct 17, 2013 at 08:40 PM PDT

Billions in New Spending Added to Debt Bill

Billions in New Spending Added to Debt Bill

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