shutdown http://kbia.org en Some MU groups limping after shutdown fiasco http://kbia.org/post/some-mu-groups-limping-after-shutdown-fiasco <p></p><p>Now that the federal government shutdown has ended, agencies that were affected by the closure are trying to get back up and running.</p><p>University of Missouri extension’s Family and Nutrition program has had its budget cut because of the temporary lack of funding. The program provides educational material to 130,000 Missouri food stamp recipients, as well as classes on how to prepare the meals, what foods to eat and how to budget out a grocery bill.</p> Thu, 17 Oct 2013 23:01:13 +0000 Julian Douglass 42300 at http://kbia.org Some MU groups limping after shutdown fiasco Government shutdown slows USDA http://kbia.org/post/government-shutdown-slows-usda <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The U.S. Department of Agriculture was forced to send home tens of thousands of employees because of Tuesday&rsquo;s government shutdown.</p><p> Thu, 03 Oct 2013 20:14:41 +0000 Robert Holly 41533 at http://kbia.org Government shutdown slows USDA After Shutdown, A Familiar Feeling At The White House http://kbia.org/post/after-shutdown-familiar-feeling-white-house President Obama <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2013/09/30/227872581/obama-we-will-not-delay-obamacare">spoke with NPR</a> in the Oval Office on Monday, as a visiting group of young people in suits got a tour of the Rose Garden outside the windows. The most striking part of our encounter in this moment of crisis was how familiar the atmosphere seemed.<p>Some of what the president said he also said during the <a href="http://www.npr.org/2011/07/22/138583916/obamas-many-acts-command-debt-ceiling-stage">debt ceiling crisis of 2011</a>. Tue, 01 Oct 2013 09:09:00 +0000 Steve Inskeep 41368 at http://kbia.org After Shutdown, A Familiar Feeling At The White House