Tag: Government Shutdown

Heading Back To Work, Furloughed Federal Workers Remain Cautious About The Future
Environment and Energy, Law and Politics, New York, topslot

Heading Back To Work, Furloughed Federal Workers Remain Cautious About The Future

New York, NY – EPA environmental engineer Anthony Tseng was inside the Downtown Community Television Center on Lafayette Street in Manhattan on Friday night, along with friends and colleagues cautiously celebrating the end of the longest government shutdown in U.S history, when he got an email confirming that he and his co-workers would, in fact,…

National Shame: Trump’s Gov’t Shutdown Sparks Need For Food Drive
Features, Law and Politics, Municipal Government, National

National Shame: Trump’s Gov’t Shutdown Sparks Need For Food Drive

New York, NY – How badly is Trump’s government shutdown hurting American workers? Last week, Senator James Sanders, Jr. (D-Rochdale Village, Far Rockaway) held a  collection drive aimed at helping some federal workers in the area struggling for over a month without a paycheck. Food and other non-perishable necessities such as toiletries, diapers and baby…