Government Shutdown - NBC Bay Area

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

Saturday, Jan 19, 2019 at 09:20 PM PST

Bon Jovi's Restaurant Offers Furloughed Workers Free Meals

Bon Jovi's Restaurant Offers Furloughed Workers Free Meals

A New Jersey-based “community restaurant” owned by Jon Bon Jovi and his wife will serve a free meal to furloughed federal workers on Monday.

Sunday, Jan 13, 2019 at 06:04 AM PST

Fraud Victims Unable to Get Help From FTC During Shutdown

Fraud Victims Unable to Get Help From FTC During Shutdown

After thieves stole her handbag and briefcase and everything inside - credit cards, checkbooks, business and Social Security documents, Louette Duvall, 67, a widow, scrambled to freeze or close her bank accounts...

Saturday, Jan 12, 2019 at 04:37 PM PST

FAA Bringing Back Safety Inspectors Sidelined by Shutdown

FAA Bringing Back Safety Inspectors Sidelined by Shutdown

The Federal Aviation Administration says it has brought about 500 furloughed safety inspectors back to work and expects more to return next week, potentially easing strains on the aviation system amid a partial...

Wednesday, Jan 9, 2019 at 04:11 PM PST

Federal Shutdown Delays Some State Road, Bridge Contracts

Federal Shutdown Delays Some State Road, Bridge Contracts

Uncertainty over federal funding for transportation projects amid a partial government shutdown is forcing some states to delay contracts for new road and bridge work while others are preparing for that...

Wednesday, Jan 9, 2019 at 01:22 PM PST

TSA Officers Prepare for Extended Shutdown

TSA Officers Prepare for Extended Shutdown

Transportation Security Administration screeners at U.S. airports are facing their first missed paychecks as an impasse between President Donald Trump and lawmakers over funding for a new barriers at the U.S....

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Police Investigate Shots Fired in Downtown SJ
Police Investigate Shots Fired in Downtown SJ

San Jose police responded to reports of shots fired Thursday evening in downtown San Jose, according to the police department.

SFO Runway Work Wraps Up 1 Week Ahead of Schedule
SFO Runway Work Wraps Up 1 Week Ahead of Schedule

A runway reconstruction project that for nearly two weeks has triggered scores of delays and cancellations at San Francisco International Airport is slated to wrap up one week ahead of schedule, the airport...

Students Prep Demonstration on Climate Change Awareness
Students Prep Demonstration on Climate Change Awareness

Bay Area students will be joining thousands of students across the country in a global climate strike aimed at getting politicians to treat climate change as a moral obligation.

MSNBC's Climate Forum: What Happened on Day 1
MSNBC's Climate Forum: What Happened on Day 1

U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet of Colorado worries that American democracy is not up to transitioning to a clean energy economy. Entrepreneur Andrew Yang would invest in the next generation nuclear power and propose a...

23 Years Later, Slain Woman's Family Searching For Killer
23 Years Later, Slain Woman's Family Searching For Killer

An East Bay Family is still searching for answers 23 years after a Crockett waitress was brutally killed while on a work break.

Immigrants in Need of Critical Treatment May Not be Deported
Immigrants in Need of Critical Treatment May Not be Deported

A Contra Costa County woman received potentially lifesaving news Thursday when she learned that immigration officials have halted plans to reverse the medical deferred action plan that allows her to stay in the...