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.
Food Concerns Mount As Government Shutdown ContinuesAs day 28 of the federal shutdown comes to a close, fears of the continued strain on food shelves and federal food assistance programs grows.