Tag: Government Shutdown

Federal Workers Seek Loans, Second Jobs As Shutdown Lingers

Roughly 420,000 federal employees were deemed essential and are working unpaid. An additional 380,000 are staying home without pay. While furloughed federal workers have been given back pay in previous shutdowns, it’s not guaranteed that will happen this time.

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Food and Other Resources to Help Workers Through the Government Shutdown

As the bills begin to pile up, resources are trickling in to help federal government workers impacted by the partial government shutdown. We’ve compiled a list to make finding help easier.

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Federal Government Furlough Assistance Announced In Prince George’s County

A link to new resources for Prince George’s County federal government workers impacted by the partial shutdown can be found here.

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Federal Government Employees By the Hundreds Take to the Streets Demanding to Go Back to Work

Union leaders and democratic lawmakers join forces to call for an end to the government shutdown. WHUR Digital Reporter Candice Adkins
T speaks with workers who say they are fed up.

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Reporters’ Rountable

Trump Stalks Out Of Shutdown Talks With Dems. Illinois officials review R. Kelly-related calls. Sex Trafficked Inmate In Tennessee To Be Released. Eight Homicides In Eight Days In DC. Political Activist Ed Buck Facing Questions About Death Of 2nd Black Man In His Apartment.

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Democratic Leaders Demand Equal Time To Address Americans, Funeral For Jazmine Barnes Today

Democratic Leaders Demand Equal Time To Address Americans. Funeral For Jazmine Barnes Today. DC Council To Vote On Love Measure. MD General Assembly Opens 2019 Session Tomorrow.

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The Partial Federal Government: Cause and Effect

As the partial federal government shutdown stretches into the third week, we examine the deeper impact on federal government employees.

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Smart Money Moves While Waiting For Federal Government Shutdown To End

What do you do financially when there’s “more month than money?” Tarra Jackson aka Madam Money shares some survival tips on making it through challenging financial times.

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Can You Get Unemployment Benefits During the Shutdown?

The Office of Personnel Management has released some information on unemployment with respect to a shutdown. These information provides some frequently asked questions as to which federal employees would likely be eligible for unemployment.

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National Zoo And Smithsonian Museums Closed For Now

The partial government shutdown has now made its way to the National Zoo and the Smithsonian museums. Tourist sites will be closed until sufficient funding can been secured. See here to find out what’s closed, partially closed and open.

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