government shutdown

government shutdown

Progressive Freshman Lawmakers to Vote No on Spending Bill That Would Fund ICE

Congresswomen Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ayanna Pressley, Ilhan Omar, and Rashida Tlaib will vote against a bipartisan bill because it increases funding to the Department of Homeland Security.
Marie Solis
2.15.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

Government Workers Are Still Waiting on Payouts from the 2013 Shutdown

As federal employees sue for damages from the longest government shutdown in history, the victims of the last shutdown are still waiting to get paid.
VICE Staff
2.6.19
Motherboard

What Happens if the Magnetic North Pole Keeps Rushing Toward Siberia?

On Monday, the World Magnetic Model was updated to account for the north pole’s eccentric behavior, after a delay caused by the US federal shutdown.
Becky Ferreira
2.5.19
labor

Government Workers Are Still Trying to Get Paid for the 2013 Shutdown

As federal employees sue to get damages from the longest government shutdown in history, the victims of the last shutdown are waiting on their own payout.
Will Greenberg
2.1.19
Shutdown

Elephant Seals Took Over a Beach During the Shutdown and They’re Not Giving it Back

Just keep it.
Sarah Emerson
1.30.19
national parks

Joshua Tree National Park Could Take ‘200 to 300 Years’ to Recover From the Government Shutdown

The extent of the damages are still unknown.
Sarah Emerson
1.29.19
Views My Own

Nancy Pelosi Mopped the Floor with Trump

The president lost his shutdown battle because he was outclassed by the woman leading the House.
Harry Cheadle
1.25.19
politics

Trump Is Actually Lousy at Making Deals, According to Negotiation Experts

After the president caved and ended the shutdown without getting a wall, it's clearer than ever he's not a master negotiator.
Justin Caffier
1.25.19
government shutdown

Furloughed Government Employees Are Running Out of Menstrual Products

Over the last couple weeks, I Support the Girls, a nonprofit for menstrual equity, has been inundated by requests for period products from workers affected by the shutdown.
Marie Solis
1.24.19
Off-Menu

It's Thursday, January 24, and There's Too Much 'Stuf' in Oreos Now

Plus, our Secretary of Commerce "[doesn't] really quite understand why" unpaid federal employees might need food banks.
Hannah Keyser
1.24.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Weed Company Is Giving Government Workers Free Bud During the Shutdown

BudTrader.com is donating medical marijuana to federal employees in need.
River Donaghey
1.23.19
Late Capitalism

Trump's Shutdown Is Costing Billions and Screwing the Middle Class

"If the refunds don't go out, then you really see a ripple effect..."
Matt Taylor
1.23.19
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