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Government Shutdown Pay

Congressmen Make Good On Promise To Donate Shutdown Pay To Charity

Times Union | Jordan Carleo-Evangelist | Posted 02.23.2014 | Politics

HUDSON, N.Y. -- U.S. Rep. Chris Gibson volunteered Monday to help make holiday care packages for needy families at Catholic Charities Food Pantry, the...

More Than A Half A Million People Sign Petitions Calling For Congress To Surrender Pay During Shutdown

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 10.05.2013 | Politics

More than 550,000 people have now signed petitions calling for congressional lawmakers to forfeit their paychecks while the government remains closed ...

Emily Swanson

Poll: Americans Say Pay Furloughed Workers | Emily Swanson | Posted 10.04.2013 | Politics

Americans are more likely than not to think that furloughed federal employees should receive back pay whenever the government shutdown is over, accord...

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard Will Refuse Pay During The Shutdown

Posted 10.01.2013 | Politics

Representative Tulsi Gabbard has vowed to send her paycheck back to the Treasury for as long as the federal government remains closed. In a press rele...

Dave Jamieson

Who's Got 2 Thumbs And Still Gets Paid In A Shutdown? | Dave Jamieson | Posted 10.01.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In the event of a government shutdown, hundreds of thousands of federal workers would be furloughed, not knowing if or when they'd get p...