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Trump’s Shutdown Solution Hangs in Limbo

Not a single Democrat publicly expressed support for President Trump's deal in the 48 hours since he announced it.
Tags: News, Government Shutdown, Trump

Government Shutdown Continues as President Trump’s Compromise Attempt Doesn’t Budge Democrats

Trump on Sunday branded House Speaker Nancy Pelosi a 'radical'
Tags: News, Congress, White House, Uncategorized, House, Nancy Pelosi, Government Shutdown, Trump, Onetime

GoFundMe launches official campaign for workers impacted by government shutdown

GoFundMe is partnering with Deepak Chopra to launch a different kind of campaigns. The company is going beyond its usual role as a platform and hosting its own campaign to provide relief for government workers impacted by the current government shutdown. The company is partnering with several nonprofit organizations that are providing support to government workers. For now, GoFundMe is supporting #ChefsForFeds, an initiative that serves free meals in Washington D.C., as well as the National Diap...
Tags: Startups, Washington, Government, Policy, Government Shutdown, Gofundme, Rob Solomon, Trump, Deepak Chopra, National Diaper Bank Network

Non Sequiturs: 01.20.19

* Adam Feldman explores the possible effect on the Supreme Court of replacing Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg with a staunch conservative -- e.g., Judge Amy Coney Barrett. [Empirical SCOTUS] * Speaking of SCOTUS, here's Ilya Somin's read of the tea leaves in Knick v. Township of Scott, an important Takings Clause case.  [Volokh Conspiracy / Reason] * Stephen Embry disagrees with Joe Patrice's suggestion that junior lawyers are going extinct, but Embry acknowledges the major effect that technology ...
Tags: Technology, Supreme Court, Law, Scotus, Congress, Washington, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Government Shutdown, Shutdown, Litigators, Bill Of Rights, Michael Cohen, Adam Feldman, The Hill, Grady, Embry

GoFundMe Kicks Off Campaign to Help Government Workers Affected by Trump's Shutdown

Faced with impossible circumstances forced by the longest shutdown in U.S. history, hundreds of government workers have turned to GoFundMe to help pay for things like medicine and groceries. Now, GoFundMe has initiated its own relief fund to help ease the burden for workers without pay.Read more...
Tags: Science, Crowdfunding, Government Shutdown, Shutdown, Gofundme, Trump

Trump Proposes DACA Relief and TPS Extension in Exchange for $5.7 Billion Border ‘Wall’

In a speech at the White House Saturday afternoon, President Donald Trump offered Democrats relief for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program and an extension of the Temporary Protected Status program in exchange for $5.7 billion for a “wall” on the southern border.Read more...
Tags: Science, Republicans, White House, Immigration, Donald Trump, Government Shutdown, Trump, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, Border Wall

Furloughed Government Workers Can Get Free Tickets to The Met 

As the government shutdown continues, The Met is offering furloughed federal government employees the opportunity for a little escape in the form of a free show at The Met.Read more...
Tags: Art, Free, Lifehacks, Government Shutdown

RFA Asks EPA to Separate Year-Round E15 Provisions from RIN Reform Measures

In Washington, D.C., with the government shutdown threatening to further delay approval of year-round sales of E15 (gasoline containing 15% ethanol), the Renewable Fuels Association is urging the Environmental Protection Agency to focus strictly on year-round E15 provisions in its forthcoming proposed rule and address RIN reform measures in a separate action. President Trump announced last October that he was directing the EPA to complete a rulemaking to eliminate the “unnecessary and ridiculous...
Tags: Washington, Policy, Epa, Environmental Protection Agency, Government Shutdown, E15, RFA, RIN, Trump, Renewable Fuels Association, Geoff Cooper, Andrew Wheeler RFA

George W. Bush Calls for an End to Government Shutdown With a Secret Service Pizza Delivery

“It’s time for leaders on both sides to put politics aside, come together, and end this shutdown"
Tags: News, Uncategorized, Government Shutdown, George W. Bush, Onetime

We Work for the Federal Government and It's Time to Strike

The following is an open letter from two employees of the federal government. Due to a fear of losing their jobs, they have chosen to remain anonymous.Read more...
Tags: Science, Unions, Government Shutdown, Strikes

The shutdown is tripping up real estate deals across the country

With no end in sight to the shutdown — which began in December and hinges on political leaders disagreement over funding for a border wall — Realtors say the dire affects are seeping into more and more corners of the industry.
Tags: Utah, California, Washington, Usda, Analysis, Radio, Hud, Mortgage, Dc, Government Shutdown, Irs, Palm Springs, Industry News, Markets & Economy

Ailing Federal Worker Says She’ll Get Back Lapsed Insurance

Jasmine Tool had been unable to learn why her insurance lapsed or how to get it back because the shutdown meant no one was answering her calls.
Tags: News, Government Shutdown, Jasmine Tool

‘We’ll Have No Other Option Than Declaring Bankruptcy.’ How the Shutdown Could Impact Government Workers for Months

'It just feels like such a betrayal,' says one impacted government contracto
Tags: News, Uncategorized, Government Shutdown, Onetime

Government Workers Turn to Craigslist to Pay Bills and Rent as Shutdown Wears On

If you search words like “shutdown” on Craigslist in any major city in the country right now, you’ll likely find increasingly desperate people. Roughly 800,000 government workers and countless contractors aren’t getting a paycheck right now. And the resulting classified ads one sign of the heavy toll the shutdown is…Read more...
Tags: Science, Craigslist, Donald Trump, Government Shutdown, Gofundme, President Trump

The Waiting Game: List of Automakers Standing in Line for EPA Approval Grows

As previously reported, vehicle certifications have been suspended during the current government shutdown. While this is normally a non-issue, the extended length of this federal deferment is starting to spook automakers. Fiat Chrysler has already bemoaned the situation, as it’s currently waiting for the Environmental Protection Agency to approve its Ram Heavy Duty pickups. While the […] The post The Waiting Game: List of Automakers Standing in Line for EPA Approval Grows appeared first on The T...
Tags: Government, General Motors, Ford, Fca, Gm, Autos, Epa, Environmental Protection Agency, Government Shutdown, Fiat. Chrysler, Emissions Testing, Ford Motor Co, Product Launches, News Blog, Emissions certification, Launch Delays

The Real Word: HENRYs, bickering buyers and the shutdown

Watch Byron Lazine and Nicole White give a real estate agent’s perspective on industry-related topics. This week: the next generation of wealth and what agents should know. 
Tags: Video, Opinion, Radio, Agent, Government Shutdown, Industry News, Henry, Nicole White, Select, Bickering Buyers, Byron Lazine, Disagreeable Buyers, The Next Generation Of Wealth, The Real Word

Shortening the Goal

Art by A.F. Branco Shortening the Goal USA –-(   Shortening the Goal. Democrats and the media want to blame Trump for the shutdown but it’s the Pelosi and the Democrats that are refusing to negotiate with Trump. Did you enjoy this cartoon? Sign up for Ammoland in your Inbox and get our daily cartoon and email news! You call yourself pro-gun? Prove it by joining any one or all of these fine civil rights organizations: National Rifle Association (NRA) : www.membership.nrahq...
Tags: Guns, Washington Post, America, Fox News, Government Shutdown, Trump, Nra, Pelosi, National Rifle Association NRA, Ammoland, Gun Rights News, A.F. Branco, Gun Cartoons, USA Ammoland, Citizens Committee, Branco

The U.S. Government Was Supposed to Tell Us How Hot 2018 Was Today, But, the Shutdown

If you’re wondering exactly how warm it was in 2018, you may have to wait for the U.S. government to start functioning again.Read more...
Tags: Weather, Politics, Science, Climate, Policy, Government Shutdown

Trump Denies Pelosi Aircraft for Trip Abroad

The nation's two most powerful leaders appeared to be engaged in a game of constitutional one-upmanship.
Tags: News, Government Shutdown, Trump, Pelosi, President Donald Trump

Tell Us Your Government Shutdown Stories

As I write this, we’re now in the fourth week of a federal government shutdown that appears to have no end in sight. President Donald Trump is losing it. The Democrats are (surprisingly) holding their ground over their refusal to provide nearly $6 billion in funding for a wall on the southern border. And as a result…Read more...
Tags: Democrats, Judiciary, Tsa, Lifehacks, Donald Trump, Faa, Government Shutdown, Cardi B, Federal Workers, Shutdown Stories

Shutdown prompts Fannie Mae to tweak lender requirements

As the government shutdown drags on with no end in sight, Fannie Mae is tweaking its lending requirements to accommodate people who aren't currently getting paychecks and whose bosses aren't around to confirm their employment.
Tags: Radio, Mortgage, Lending, Government Shutdown, Industry News, Fannie Mae, News Brief, Banking & Lending

FAA Warns Employees Against 'Political Activity' in Leaked Internal Email

On January 9th, the Federal Aviation Administration sent a message to workers warning them about engaging in ‘political activity,’ according to emails obtained by The Young Turks.Read more...
Tags: Science, Faa, Government Shutdown, Federal Aviation Administration, Trump Administration, Air Traffic Controllers

TSA agents blasting rap music

The longest government shutdown in US history is nearing the end of its first month, and everyone is going a little crazy. Not least of whom are the TSA agents who aren’t getting paid but are still expected to show up to work. If you think going through TSA is frustrating, try being a TSA agent working in an understaffed environment, not knowing when you’ll be getting your next paycheck. Understandably, they’re doing whatever they can to forget their woes and make the workday more bearable. F...
Tags: Travel, US, Kanye West, Tsa, Drake, Jfk, Government Shutdown, Kanye, Jfk Airport, All, Fed, Travis Scott, Tsa Agents, Travel During Shutdown, Tracee Ellis Ross Jr

From Uber Drivers to Airbnb Hosts: How Federal Workers Are Turning to Odd Jobs Amid Lingering Shutdown

The shutdown is occurring against an economy that has millions of open jobs
Tags: News, Uncategorized, Government Shutdown, Onetime

What Workers Have Lost in the Shutdown, So Far

Hundreds of thousands of federal workers are not getting paid right now because the government is shut down. By now, you’ve read dozens of versions of that sentence over the last month, but as the shutdown stretches longer and longer, it gets more difficult to conceptualize what exactly that means. Read more...
Tags: Republicans, Tsa, Lifehacks, Donald Trump, Government Shutdown

How to avoid long security lines

By now you’ve heard that the US is being subjected to a government shutdown due to an inability to settle on a compromise regarding President Trump’s desire to build a border wall with Mexico, and all Americans are feeling the effects — especially furloughed federal workers. But American citizens (and their national parks) aren’t the only ones affected by the shutdown; anyone traveling to, through, or from the US will witness just what a government shutdown looks like upon arrival to the air...
Tags: Travel, Apps, Mexico, US, Air, Tsa, Government Shutdown, All, Trump, Security Lines

Support Your Furloughed Federal Friends, Trump’s Government Shutdown Hostages

These are people. They matter. Their work matters. And they deserve to know it.
Tags: Law, Congress, Finance, Veterans, Donald Trump, Government Shutdown, Trump, Federal Contractors, Jonathan Wolf, Federal Workers

Thousands of Workers at FDA and FAA Head Back to Work Without Pay to Inspect Food and Planes

President Donald Trump seems to have figured out a solution to the government shutdown: Just make everybody work for free.Read more...
Tags: Science, Mitch McConnell, Fda, Tsa, Donald Trump, Faa, Government Shutdown, President Trump, Our Garbage Government, Our Garbage President

Kraft Will Pass Out Free Food to Furloughed Workers in D.C. Amid Shutdown

The company is opening a store that will operate Wednesday through Jan. 20
Tags: News, Uncategorized, Bloomberg, Government Shutdown, Onetime, Kraft Will Pass Out Free Food

Fiat Chrysler Worried Government Shutdown Could Delay New Products

Unless you’re employed by Uncle Sam, you may not have noticed the current government shutdown impacting your life by any meaningful margin. That, of course, has not kept the media from spending the entire month scaremongering and trying to place blame (Spoiler: It’s everyone’s fault, as these shutdowns happen anytime Congress has to agree on a new budget, […] The post Fiat Chrysler Worried Government Shutdown Could Delay New Products appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Congress, Government, Autos, Epa, Environmental Protection Agency, Government Shutdown, Fiat Chrysler, Emissions Testing, Uncle Sam, News Blog, 2019 Ram HD, Emissions certification