The Transylvania Times -

Shut Down The Shutdown


January 10, 2019

Sadly and needlessly, the federal government shutdown is entering its third week. With each passing day, the impacts of the shutdown are being felt not only by federal employees, but also those who receive federal revenues, such as states and private contractors, and those who use federal services.

The greatest impact is being felt by federal employees; approximately 400,000 are not working while another 400,000 – including air traffic controllers, Border Patrol agents and Transportation Security Administration agents, all of whom do work that makes us safer – are working without pay....

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