Local charities are seeing nearly double their usual requests for assistance because of the partial federal shutdown, “with more requests coming in each day.”
Mayor Muriel Bowser and the D.C. Housing Finance Agency on Wednesday announced a program that will make zero-interest recourse loans available to D.C. federal workers.
Some 800,000 federal workers missed their first paycheck Friday as the partial government shutdown continued. Here are just some of the stories federal workers and contractors have shared with WTOP.
U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine, both Democrats from Virginia, held the listening session in Alexandria to hear workers’ concerns and about how they’re coping.
In a message to the Prince George’s County Public Schools community, interim schools CEO Monica Goldson said Monday that students who request a meal at the lunch line will receive a standard hot entree at their respective school for the rest of this week.
Now nearly a week old, the impasse is idling hundreds of thousands of federal workers and beginning to pinch citizens who count on varied public services.
Museums and galleries popular with visitors and locals in the nation’s capital will close starting midweek if the partial shutdown of the federal government drags on.
Local businesses are offering free classes and stress-relieving deals to thousands of area federal employees even as they feel some of the brunt of the shutdown.
Tourists trekking to parks and historic sites across the U.S. on Saturday are seeing a mix of impacts from the federal government’s second shutdown in less than a year. Here’s what’s open and closed across the country.
There were no Saturday tours for visitors and all was quiet save for occasional joggers at the Fort McHenry National Monument, which was closed due to the government shutdown.
Lawmakers on Capitol Hill are racing to reach a deal that end the three-day government shutdown. A vote in the Senate is set for noon. Watch a live feed of the Senate floor.
During a government shutdown, the organizations trying to help others also face uncertainty as budgets deplete and less people donate.
As the government shutdown continues into Sunday afternoon, constituents wanting to leave a comment for the White House are faced with a rather divisive answering machine message.
If the government shutdown lasts past Tuesday, the National Zoo close to the public. The animals will still be taken care of, but some things will be different.
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