1. Keep your flights. A shutdown will not ground your flights or affect staffing at the Columbia Metropolitan Airport. But it does mean about 53,000 workers with the Transportation Security Administration and air-traffic controllers will work without pay until a new spending bill is passed. Then, they are expected to get past-due pay. … [Read more...] about Be nice to your TSA agent. 5 things to know about a government shutdown
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‘‘Our members are asking how they are supposed to pay for rent, food, and gas if they are required to work without a paycheck,’’ said a statement from J. David Cox, Sr., president of the American Federation of Government Employees, the large federal worker union. ‘‘The holiday season makes these inquiries especially heart-wrenching.’’ … [Read more...] about Little — if any — progress made as partial government shutdown looms
Republican Senators Lamar Alexander and Marco Rubio expressed frustration with what they said was a shifting position by the White House. Rubio said that earlier in the week the Republicans went with their funding bill, which included $1.6 billion for general border security but nothing specifically for a wall, because Pence had told them the White House was open to such a proposal. … [Read more...] about U.S. government shutdown looms as lawmakers seek last-minute compromise
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here.**On the roster: White House sounding less proud about shutdown - It's McSally after all - Trump campaign to absorb RNC - Jeffries tops Ocasio-Cortez hit list for 2020 primaries - So you’re saying they’re not going to live on a farm?WaPo: “President Trump on Tuesday retreated from his demand for $5 billion to build a border wall, as congressional Republicans maneuvered to avoid a partial government shutdown before funding expires at the end of Friday. But Democrats immediately rejected Republicans’ follow-up offer, leaving the two sides still at impasse as hundreds of thousands of federal workers await word on whether they will be sent home without pay just before Christmas. White House press secretary Sarah Sanders on Tuesday said Trump did not want a government shutdown and that the administration had identified ‘other ways’ to fund a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. Sanders’ comments Tuesday reflect … [Read more...] about White House sounding less proud about shutdown