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government shutdown

Morning Brief: October 1

by Jeff Coltin
The Statue of Liberty from the torch

StatueLibrtyNPS, flickr

The Senate and House couldn’t reach agreement on a spending bill before midnight, so the federal government’s going into a partial shutdown—the first since 1995.  The Statue of Liberty will be closed until a new spending bill is passed, and WNYC has a handy explainer saying what else will be affected.

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