Shutdown: Congress prepares to furlough one-third of U.S. DOT staff
(Source: DC.Streetsblog.org, September 30, 2013)
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Looks like we’re heading for a real, honest-to-goodness government shutdown tomorrow due to a childish Congressional food fight over budgets and health care. Already this year, thousands of government employees faced furloughs due to sequestration, and now they’re looking at an indefinite unpaid leave. It’ll last until Congress can play nice and make a deal on the budget and health care, and who knows when that will be.
Full story: DC.Streetsblog.org
Tuesday, October 01, 2013
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