Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Lori Stanislaus on being furloughed   

Radio

CBC Radio’s As It Happens: It’s a word that hundreds of thousands of U.S. government workers are hearing this week: “furloughed”. It means, simply: no work, and no pay. And on Day Two of the shutdown, there’s still no end … Continue reading →

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

U.S. Government Shutdown

Politics

A deadlocked Congress has led to a partial shutdown of the U.S. Government. The Republican-controlled House of Representatives and Democrat-controlled Senate were unable to reach an agreement on a budget, so there is no money approved to run the country. … Continue reading →