Category: Government shutdown

BU Professor on Government Shutdown: This is Obama’s ‘Domestic Cuban Missile Crisis’

October 2nd, 2013 in 2013, BostInno, College of General Studies, Government shutdown, Newsmakers, Tom Whalen 0 comments

Tom Whalen, College of General Studies

Congress isn’t batting an eye…

Expert quote:

“This could be 25 days or longer. This could rival the length of the one in ‘96.”

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Shutdown may postpone ending of Fed stimulus

October 2nd, 2013 in 2013, Boston Herald, Government shutdown, Mark Williams, Newsmakers, School of Management 0 comments

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Mark Williams, School of Management

Squabbling in Washington may not imperil the economy just yet — but experts warn a prolonged government shutdown could throw cold water on the recovery…

Expert quote:

“We’re going to have a drop in economic progress.”

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