Despite the shutdown’s duration, Congress was able to get a promise from President Donald Trump to sign a bill guaranteeing federal employees would get paid once appropriations are restored.
House Democrats are trying many tactics to get the closed agencies re-opened. Bloomberg Government editorial director Loren Duggan offered a full rundown.
A bill in Congress would make sure federal employees who work in security, food service, and janitorial services, get reimbursed after the government shutdown ends.
Most of the millions of federal contractors won’t get paid for time lost to the shutdown, but why should you sweat it? They’re the ones who decided to work on federal projects.
Trump stands by demands for funding for a border wall as another round of shutdown talks fail to break impasse
Are, as so many politicians believe, all, many or most federal workers Democrats? Maybe they are now, but in general, probably not.
In today’s Federal Newscast, incoming House leadership unveiled its new rules package without the rule which lets Congress reduce the number of employees an agency can have.
No deal reached to end shutdown as President Trump and congressional leaders meet at the White House
House Democrats are sweeping into power on a campaign promise of improving government for ordinary Americans
Bloomberg Government’s Loren Duggan joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin to discuss what it could take to end the government shutdown.