TSA, Unable To Pay Workers, Holding 'Fast-Track' Event To Fill 40 MSP Airport JobsThe TSA is hosting a fast-track hiring event for MSP Airport this weekend to fill 40 job openings.
'We Are All In This Together': Governor Tim Walz Calls For An End To The ShutdownIn Minnesota, lawmakers are planning for widespread disruption if the shutdown continues, and state officials are preparing for possible service cuts and layoffs within weeks. On Tuesday, Minnesota Governor Tim Walz and a large group of faith leaders at the Capitol called for an end to the shutdown.
Science Museum Offers Free Admission To Furloughed WorkersThe Science Museum of Minnesota says it’s opening its doors to offer some free entertainment for government workers furloughed by the on-going shutdown.
Walz: Minnesota Won't Leave Anyone Behind During ShutdownGov. Tim Walz pledges that state government won't leave any Minnesotan behind as it works to fill gaps left by the partial federal government shutdown.
Sen. Smith Calls For Government Shutdown To EndRepresentatives of the American Federation of Government Employees, TSA employees, and other groups representing federal workers were also there.
Federal Workers Rally To Protest Government ShutdownOn Friday, tens of thousands of federal workers should be expecting paychecks. Instead, many are growing increasingly anxious about how to pay their household bills.
Government Shutdown Impacting FDA InspectionsIn the past year, everything from romaine lettuce to cereal has been recalled by the Food and Drug Administration. But now, there are new food concerns in light of the partial government shutdown.
Shutdown May Halt SNAP Food Program After FebruaryAbout 400,000 Minnesotans help fill their pantries by using a SNAP card. It's a money saver and, for some, it's a life saver.
Minnesota Delegation's Reaction To Furloughed Employees Split Down Party LinesRoughly 800,000 federal workers are not receiving paychecks this week.
TSA: Government Shutdown Not To Blame For Long Security Lines At MSPRolling into an airport can sometimes feel like a one-way to ticket to being stressed.
White House Asks For Billions Of Dollars To Fund Border OperationsAs negotiations between lawmakers to reopen the government continue to be locked in a stalemate, the White House is standing firm on its $5.7 billion demand to construct a "steel barrier" along the U.S.-Mexico frontier. It is also asking for billions of dollars in additional funding for immigration judges and border security.
Park Service To Tap Into Entrance Fees To Keep OperatingThe National Park Service says it is taking the extraordinary step of dipping into entrance fees to pay for staffing at its highly visited parks in the wake of the partial government shutdown.
Government Shutdown Causing Chaos At IRS Just Before Tax Filing SeasonAmericans are used to procrastinating when it comes to their taxes. This year, tax filing season is expected to get an even bigger delay—thanks to the government shutdown.
A Hardship On Working Families: Government Shutdown Keeping Park Employees Out Of WorkIt's a Washington stalemate felt in every corner of the country.
Gov't Shutdown Could Half Federal Payments To FarmersThe USDA last week assured farmers that direct payments would keep going out during the first week of the shutdown.