If something bad happens it’s because his or her political opponent, or opposition party, allowed, encouraged or otherwise made the bad event inevitable.
A furloughed federal employee going through their fifth shutdown over the last 30 years explains the deeper impact of the lapse in funding.
Regardless of age, experience, grade, location or job federal workers today fall into one of two categories, neither of which is good.
Federal employees, contractors, spouses and lawmakers are growing increasingly frustrated by the delayed pay and lost work, with many airing their grievances on social media.
Among those stuck at home are people who were about to retire or had already filed their retirement papers. Federal retirement expert Tammy Flanagan had some answers on the potential delay for benefits.
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.
The EPA exempted more than 98 percent of its workforce for a partial government shutdown. But due to a funding lapse the agency closed most of its operations in late December.
Are, as so many politicians believe, all, many or most federal workers Democrats? Maybe they are now, but in general, probably not.
Amid the partial government shutdown, one group sometimes gets overlooked. Political appointees must stay on the job.
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.