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"Our rent is due, the electric bill is due, our cellphones are now past due," [View all]

"Our rent is due, the electric bill is due, our cellphones are now past due,"
The #GOP needs to stop playing games w/ hardworking federal workers' lives!
Fund the goverment & then argue for the wall. One has nothing to do w/ the other!




Jacinda says she has "no idea" what her family will do if the government shutdown continues past January. Her husband's last paycheck was Dec. 28 and, like many federal workers, he's unlikely to get his next one at the end of this week. He may not get the one after that, due at the end of January, either.

"Our rent is due, the electric bill is due, our cellphones are now past due," she says.

Her husband is a TSA officer in Portland, Ore., but he's not speaking publicly because the Transportation Security Administration forbids personnel to do so.

"We are a paycheck-to-paycheck family," Jacinda, 36, says. We're not using her last name because she fears he could be fired.

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https://www.npr.org/2019/01/09/683519210/air-travelers-and-workers-may-feel-government-shutdown-effects

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