As the shutdown enters a possible third week, it is furthering straining thousands of furloughed federal workers who have gone without pay.
With no clear end in sight, here’s a look at how the government shutdown is affecting federal workers, agencies and the public.
By Maea Lenei Buhre
Bestselling author Michael Lewis says the idea that civil servants are “lazy or stupid or dead weight on the society is...the most sinister idea alive in this country right now." In his new book, “The Fifth Risk,” Lewis examines how…
According to various news outlets, the Trump administration is attempting to limit the flow of information out of key government agencies. EPA staff are reportedly banned from sending press releases or posting to social media, and the Interior Department and…
By PBS NewsHour
Contact with dolphins is a huge draw for the tourism industry in Hawaii. These rules would impact tour group practices, such as approaching the animals by boat and snorkeling with them.
By Ken Dilanian, Associated Press
The agency that failed to secure data on millions of federal workers is now being criticized by its own independent watchdog over a plan to modernize its aging computer networks.
By Stephen Ohlemacher, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Federal agencies made $125 billion in improper payments last year, including tax credits to people who didn't qualify, Medicare payments for treatments that might not be necessary and unemployment benefits for people who were actually working, said a…
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