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Bill Would Withhold Lawmakers’ Paychecks During Shutdowns

January 8, 2019 11:22 AM , Updated January 14, 2019 11:00 AM

Members of Congress currently continue to get paid during government shutdowns, but a new bill would change that if it were to become law.

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Shutdown for a Year? Imagine That…

January 8, 2019 9:41 AM , Updated January 14, 2019 11:00 AM
Shutdown for a Year? Imagine That…

Should you be worried about the shutdown lasting for a year? The author provides examples of possible consequences if that were to happen.

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IRS Will Pay Tax Refunds in Shutdown After All

January 7, 2019 6:04 PM , Updated January 14, 2019 11:00 AM

The White House announced that the IRS will now issue refunds to taxpayers during the shutdown.

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The Problem with the Current Government Shutdown

January 7, 2019 2:11 PM , Updated January 14, 2019 11:00 AM
The Problem with the Current Government Shutdown

The author says that the current partial government shutdown is largely not causing any real pain for the general public.

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Shutdown Means IRS Will Collect Your Taxes But Not Pay Refunds

January 5, 2019 1:47 PM , Updated January 7, 2019 6:06 PM
Shutdown Means IRS Will Collect Your Taxes But Not Pay Refunds

The IRS contingency plan says the agency will continue to collect taxes in a shutdown but does not pay refunds.

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Legislation Reintroduced to Provide Back Pay for Shutdown

January 3, 2019 7:27 PM , Updated January 11, 2019 4:03 PM

Legislation has been introduced in the new Congress to guarantee back pay to federal employees furloughed by the ongoing shutdown.

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House Democrats’ Bill to Reopen Government Includes Pay Raise

January 2, 2019 2:47 PM , Updated January 10, 2019 9:49 AM

House Democrats have unveiled legislation to end the partial government shutdown that includes a pay raise for federal employees.

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Can You Get Unemployment Benefits During the Shutdown?

January 2, 2019 8:42 AM
Can You Get Unemployment Benefits During the Shutdown?

Can furloughed federal employees get unemployment benefits during the shutdown? OPM has provided important information about the options.

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AFGE Sues Government Over the Shutdown

December 31, 2018 6:24 PM , Updated January 8, 2019 8:37 AM
AFGE Sues Government Over the Shutdown

AFGE has sued the federal government over the partial shutdown for requiring some federal employees to work without pay.

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Biggest Events for Feds in 2018

December 31, 2018 12:15 PM , Updated January 8, 2019 8:37 AM
Biggest Events for Feds in 2018

What were the most significant events for federal employees in 2018? Here is a summary.

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