Tag: government shutdown
Democratic members of Congress held a hearing Tuesday on the effects of the shutdown on health, education and employment in Native communities.
There are signs the Trump administration is still at work on that fossil fuel-friendly agenda in some places, such as the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR), despite the longest government shutdown in U.S. history.
"So here you have a major crisis for the United States and for the world, and at the same time you have nobody, or almost nobody, working here at the EPA."
Many national parks are open but since staff are furloughed amid the longest shutdown in U.S. history, services such as maintenance, visitor services, and law enforcement are not being performed, or are severely limited.
As 800,000 federal workers remain furloughed or working without pay in the longest government shutdown in U.S. history, we look at how the Trump administration has restarted a division of the Internal Revenue Service to help corporate lenders.
Federal employees have child care fees to add to long lists of expenses for households that live paycheck to paycheck.
Park experts are now warning that the damage may take years to undo.