Tag: Shutdown

Shutdown finds Catholic Charities agencies working to meet growing needs

Shutdown finds Catholic Charities agencies working to meet growing needs

| Dennis Sadowski | January 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

Robert Archie knows he’d be homeless if it wasn’t for the Rapid Re-housing program run by Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Trenton, New Jersey.

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Archbishop Hebda, other faith leaders join Governor Walz in addressing federal shutdown

Archbishop Hebda, other faith leaders join Governor Walz in addressing federal shutdown

| January 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

Archbishop Bernard Hebda of St. Paul and Minneapolis joined about a dozen other faith leaders, as well as Gov. Tim Walz, Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan and other state officials at a Jan. 15 news conference at the State Capitol on the impact the longest federal government shutdown in history was having on Minnesotans, especially vulnerable populations dependent on federal services.

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Minnesota’s Catholic bishops ask legislature and governor to put the common good first in budget negotiations

Minnesota’s Catholic bishops ask legislature and governor to put the common good first in budget negotiations

| July 14, 2011 | 0 Comments

Minnesota’s Catholic bishops have been watching the State’s budget negotiations unfold with great concern, and hope Gov. Dayton and legislative leaders overcome their differences and achieve a just solution soon.

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State government shutdown: A wake-up call to mend our civic culture

State government shutdown: A wake-up call to mend our civic culture

| Tim Marx | July 7, 2011 | 3 Comments

Now that our elected leaders have collided in a game of “chicken” and significant portions of state government are idled, a pall has been cast over Minnesota.

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Writing as a pastor, not a politician

Writing as a pastor, not a politician

In early June, I wrote a letter to Gov. Mark Dayton, Sen. Amy Koch and House Speaker Kurt Zellers about the present crisis over the state budget. Some commentators interpreted my message as favoring one party’s approach over another’s. That was not correct.

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In wake of judge’s ruling, Catholic Charities remains “deeply concerned” about looming shutdown’s effects

In wake of judge’s ruling, Catholic Charities remains “deeply concerned” about looming shutdown’s effects

| June 30, 2011 | 0 Comments

While a Ramsey County judged ruled June 29 that some services that help the poor and vulnerable are “critical” and would continue to be funded during a state government shutdown, other funding — including child care assistance — would stop.

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