Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Tag: government shutdown

With 800,000 Public Employees Facing Pay Freeze and shutdown, Pence and...

"This administration's corruption and hypocrisy are remarkable."

Federal employees’ union sues Trump administration as 420,000 work without pay...

The American Federation of Government Employees, or AFGE, says it’s illegal for federal workers to be forced to work without pay.

5 iconic national parks face ‘nightmare scenario’ following gov’t shutdown

"We're afraid that we're going to start seeing significant damage to the natural resources in parks and potentially to historic and other cultural artifacts. We're concerned there'll be impacts to visitors' safety. It's really a nightmare scenario."

Amid shutdown, Trump signs order freezing federal workers’ 2019 pay

“As if missed paychecks and working without pay were not enough, now they have been told that they don’t even deserve a modest pay increase.”

New survey shows majority of Americans are against funding for the...

"What if we instead added $5.7 billion in teacher pay? Or replacing water pipes? Or college tuition/prescription refill subsidies? Or green jobs?"

‘Shameful’: As shutdown continues, Trump administration suggests unpaid federal workers do...

The Office of Personnel Management said furloughed government employees could do "painting," "carpentry," or other odd jobs "in exchange for partial rent payments."

As Trump claims workers support shutdown for border wall, unpaid federal...

"My husband is furloughed due to the Trump shutdown. This is a very stressful time, and believe me, my husband does not want that wall."

Ocasio-Cortez calls for furlough of congressional pay next shutdown

“Have some integrity,” she added, calling for salaries to be furloughed for the next shutdown.

Yes, a government shutdown might be the best strategy

Democrats cannot back down from funding children’s health and protecting Dreamers. These issues are moral priorities.

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Border Patrol accused of ‘unfathomable cruelty’ for cracking whips on Haitians

“It doesn’t matter if a Democrat or Republican is president, our immigration system is designed for cruelty towards and dehumanization of immigrants,” said Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.

Supreme Court has set a date to hear Mississippi’s abortion case

“The fate of Roe v. Wade and legal abortion is on the line.”

China bans single-use plastic straws and shopping bags

China is one of the world's biggest users of single-use plastic and in 2010, produced 60 million tonnes of plastic waste.

Eugenics rears its unsavory head: Vaccine schism saves the intelligent & sacrifices the backward

Right-wing vaccine resistance could remove thousands of Trump voters in critical red states.

The profits of war

How corporate America cashed in on the post-9/11 pentagon spending surge.