Layoff Notices Sent To State Employees As Threat Of Government Shutdown LoomsTens of thousands of state of Minnesota employees received layoff notices that their jobs could be in jeopardy should the Legislature not agree to and pass a budget at the end of the month.
As Trump Makes Case For Border Wall, Lawmakers Reach DealPresident Donald Trump headed to the Texas border on Monday to argue his case that walls work as Democrats and Republicans back home in Washington announced a deal had been reached to avoid another government shutdown.
Local Federal Worker Reacts To Shutdown NewsThe partial government shutdown is over, but the anxiety many federal workers are feeling hasn't gone away yet.
Federal Workers Respond To Shutdown Deal With Relief, UncertaintyThere is great relief for hundreds of thousands of federal workers with word of Friday's temporary deal to end the government shutdown.
Minnesota's Lawmakers Speak Out On Shutdown's Looming EndPresident Donald Trump says he'll sign legislation shortly to reopen shuttered government departments for three weeks, ending what has become a record, 35-day partial shutdown.
MN Commerce Dept. Warns Workers To Beware Of Short-Term LoansThe Minnesota Commerce Department is urging unpaid federal workers to be careful with the risk in looking into short-term loans.
Lawmakers Pitch Bill For Interest-Free Loans To Furloughed WorkersIf approved by the legislature, workers would be eligible for the loans to replace their income up to $5,000 a month, for three months.
More Than 1,000 Furloughed Workers In Minnesota Have Applied For Unemployment Benefits State officials say that more than 1,000 furloughed government workers in Minnesota have applied for unemployment benefits.
FDA To Resume Inspections Of Riskiest Foods Amid ShutdownThe FDA is required to inspect facilities that handle high-risk foods once every three years, and once every five years for other foods.
'We Are With You': Federal Worker Rationing Insulin Finds Respite In Strangers' KindnessTo try and cut down on debt, a federal worker made a decision she admits was dangerous. She's a diabetic, and she decided to cut back on her insulin.
Salvation Army Offering Assistance To Federal Workers FridayThe Salvation Army will offer federal workers food assistance, gas vouchers, utility assistance and rent/mortgage assistance at various locations around the Twin Cities Friday.
Omar Introduces Bill To Reimburse Federal Workers For Childcare ExpensesA new piece of legislation will be introduced Thursday with the intention of helping federal workers affected by the government shutdown to get reimbursement for their childcare expenses.
TSA Workers At MSP Airport Support Each Other With Makeshift Food BankTravelers going through security at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport continue to see the highest wait times in the country, according to the Transportation Security Administration.
‘U’ Spending $500K Daily Due To Government Shutdown Funding LossUniversity of Minnesota and government officials met Tuesday to hear about how costly of an impact the shutdown has been.
Rep. Omar Spotlights Shutdown Effect On Airport Screeners, OthersAir travelers in Minnesota are enduring some of the longest screening waits in the nation, and it's caught the attention of Rep. Ilhan Omar.