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Congress Fails to Act on a Short-term CR; Government Remains Shutdown

Last evening, the U.S. Senate failed to come to agreement and act on a short-term Continuing Resolution (CR) that would have allowed agencies to operate as normal on Monday. 237 more words

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Government Shutdown, Day 2

As of this afternoon, there is no clear path forward with Congress and the administration to end the government shutdown. While those efforts continue, federal employees are suffering through uncertainty and confusion. 441 more words

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Call with Members of Congress to Assure Federal Employee Pay

This afternoon, NTEU National President Tony Reardon spoke with Maryland Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen, and Maryland Representatives Steny Hoyer, John Delaney, Dutch Ruppersberger, Anthony Brown, and Jamie Raskin to discuss the impact the government shutdown is having on federal employees, including the uncertainty created with respect to paychecks, and the interruption of government services. 286 more words

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Senate Fails to Advance House-Passed CR, Triggering Shutdown

Last night, the U.S. Senate failed to advance (by a vote of 50-49, 60 votes being needed) the House-passed short-term Continuing Resolution (CR), H.R. 195, which would continue funding federal agencies at FY17 levels until February 16, 2018. 183 more words

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Balance of power U.S Fed

My opinion is that: the U.S government should have been or should be greatest functioning government there is — A government concerned for its people. A government that protects the safety of persons, and their legal space, from each other and from the government itself. 587 more words

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Letters in Support of Employee Pay in the Event of a Shutdown

Today, as Congress and the administration move closer to a government shutdown, NTEU National President Tony Reardon sent letters to every legislator in the House… 218 more words

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House Passes Short-Term Continuing Resolution

This evening, the House of Representatives passed a short-term Continuing Resolution (CR), H.R. 195, to continue funding federal agencies at FY17 levels until February 16, 2018, by a vote of 230 to 197. 195 more words

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