The House passed a bill Friday that would guarantee back pay to more than 800,000 federal employees who missed a paycheck Friday.
While federal employees are left with few safety nets in terms of immediate financial assistance, local business in the Washington metro region have offered free or reduced-priced services during the shutdown.
Even with a shutdown in place, there is much to discuss about the workings of the federal government as the new year begins. Tune in this Friday, January 11 for the first FEDTalk of 2019. A roundtable of guests will be providing the most up to date federal news while taking a look back on the successes, and failures, of 2018.
Regardless of age, experience, grade, location or job federal workers today fall into one of two categories, neither of which is good.
Faced with a partial government shutdown with no certain end in sight, the Agriculture Department has come up with a budgetary workaround to ensure Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits continue to be paid out through February.
With a partial government shutdown now entering its third week nearly 400,000 furloughed federal employees remain unsure how to fill their vacant days, but are finding ways to stay busy.
In today’s Federal Newscast, federal courts will be able to continue operating until Jan. 18 with their limited funds during the partial government shutdown.
Trump stands by demands for funding for a border wall as another round of shutdown talks fail to break impasse
Hundreds of government scientists are missing three major scientific conferences this week because of the partial government shutdown
In today’s Federal Newscast, an alliance of 30 federal employee organizations are urging the president to end the partial government shutdown.