Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Politics Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper Politics | Federal Employees Turn to Pawnshops Amid Shutdown’s Financial Pinch Supported by ByMihir Zaveri Jan. 19, 2019 Televisions. Jewelry. Tools. At Blaine Fortner’s pawnshop in Billings, Mont., there has been a slow but steady increase in one segment of his clientele pawning these and other items in exchange for cash: employees of the federal government. As the longest government shutdown in American history continues, federal workers who are not getting paid are increasingly turning to pawnbrokers for short-term loans. The turnout is small — a few people per day — pawnbrokers said, with similar stories emerging from places like Capitol Heights, Md.; Alexandria, Va.; Las Vegas; and Anchorage, Alaska. But many said they expected the numbers to increase amid the stalemate. … [Read more...] about Federal Employees Turn to Pawnshops Amid Shutdown’s Financial Pinch
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Just what kind of health insurance do federal judges and Supreme Court justices have? That question seems fair to ask in light of U.S. District Judge Reed O'Connor's ruling on Friday striking down the Affordable Care Act -- the 2010 law passed under President Barack Obama that expanded health insurance to millions of Americans -- as unconstitutional. O'Connor's decision looks certain to be appealed by a group of Democratic state attorneys general, first to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and then likely to the Supreme Court.While the ACA's ultimate fate may depend on those courts, here's what to know about the health coverage federal judges and Supreme Court justices can typically expect.Hundreds of plan to choose fromLike the vast majority of federal employees of all ranks, the government's judges have the option of enrolling in plans offered by the Federal Employee Health Benefits system. It includes hundreds of plan choices throughout the U.S. -- far more than … [Read more...] about How does federal judges’ health insurance stack up?
Joe Davidson, The Washington Post Published 4:16 am PST, Monday, November 19, 2018 Rep. Gerry Connolly is poised to become chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform subcommittee on government operations, which has broad jurisdiction, including over the federal workplace. The Virginia Democrat is shown during a television interview during a campaign rally in Manassas on Nov. 4, 2018. less Rep. Gerry Connolly is poised to become chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform subcommittee on government operations, which has broad jurisdiction, including over the federal workplace. The ... more Photo: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg Photo: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Rep. Gerry Connolly is poised to become chairman of the House … [Read more...] about As incoming subcommittee chair, Va. Democrat plans defense of federal employees
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Politics Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper Supported by ByRobert Pear Nov. 5, 2018 WASHINGTON — Federal authorities have shut down a network of Florida companies that they say used aggressive, deceptive tactics to sell skimpy health insurance products that skirt requirements of the Affordable Care Act and left tens of thousands of people around the country with unpaid medical bills. “There is good cause to believe” that the Florida companies have sold shoddy coverage by falsely claiming that such policies were comprehensive health insurance or qualified health plans under the Affordable Care Act, Judge Darrin P. Gayles of the Federal District Court in Miami said in a temporary restraining order issued last week at the request of the Federal Trade Commission. Telemarketers lured consumers through websites offering Trumpcare and Obamacare, using logos of … [Read more...] about Federal Officials Shut Down Sales of ‘Ruinous’ Health Insurance Plans