Saturday, June 6, 2020

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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If Trump sends the US military into states, it will ignite a peoples’ revolution

Can America and its Democracy withstand the attacks that are being made upon it from forces, not from without, but from within this country? What we desperately need, at this time, is a peoples’ revolution.

Lockdowns for the many, impunity for the few

“I was born in this county. I have never come across ill-feeling like this about anything. Everyone feels it is one law for us and one law for them. That is so unfair.”

American Stonewall: The Cops Have Already Lost

If a politician wants to exercise real leadership, let them proclaim a day of healing where they lead a march of police and protesters together in support of a new era in police relations.

New Trump appointee to foreign aid agency has denounced liberal democracy and ‘our homo-empire’

Merritt Corrigan has a history of denouncing liberal democracy and has said that the country is in the clutches of a “homo-empire” that pushes a “tyrannical LGBT agenda.”

Sixth mass extinction of wildlife accelerating quicker than expected

“Extinction breeds extinctions.”