Tag: Government Shutdown

Negotiators Agree on Border Bill, Avoiding Federal Government Shutdown

Federal government averts shutdown after Congressional negotiations agreement.

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Virginia Black Caucus Willing To Meet With Governor Northam, Another Partial Govt Shutdown Could Happen At Week’s End

Virginia Black Caucus Willing To Meet With Governor Northam. Another Partial Govt Shutdown Could Happen At Week’s End. Kamala Harris Admits To Smoking Pot.

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Furloughed IRS Workers Not Reporting To Work; Tax Reports Will Most Likely Be Affected

Of the 26,000 employees recalled, about 12,000 have come to work, the IRS officials said. Around 5,000 have claimed the hardship exception under the union contract and another 9,000 couldn’t be reached by IRS managers.

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What Happened to The Art of the Deal?

President Trump has boasted that he’s an expert deal maker. Why is there no deal yet on the partial government shutdown? What goes into real deal making?

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DC Government Offering No-Interest Mortgage Assistance For Furloughed Workers

Mortgage help for DC residents impacted by the federal government shutdown.

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Kamala Harris Discusses Presidential Run At Howard University, Winter Storm Hits East

Kamala Harris Discusses Presidential Run At Howard University. Biden Attacks Trump At MLK Breakfast. Vote Expected As Shutdown Drags On. Winter Storm Hits East. MLK Peace Parade Amid Chilling Temps.

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Here’s What You Can Do If You Need Help With Your Electric Bill

Pepco explains how it’s moving to lessen the pain of the government shutdown for its customers.

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Celebrity Chef Jose Andres To Open Kitchen To Feed Furloughed Federal Workers And Their Families

The Kitchen and Cafe will be open from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily starting today.

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IRS Recalls About 46,000 Workers To Handle Tax Returns

An IRS document detailing its new shutdown plan shows that 46,052 agency employees will be called back to work, of the total workforce of 80,265. It says the plan will take effect as soon as the Treasury Department issues an official notice.

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Organizations Providing Resources For Furloughed Employees

In the midst of a snow storm families are in need of resources during the government shutdown. Our guest Rosie Allen Herring, Radha Mushiah and Deborah Chambers will give us a list of resources that will be helpful for many families.

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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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