Latest Government shutdown Stories

NASA Holds Top Spot As Best Government Job In America
2013-12-19 10:33:38

[ Watch the Video: NASA Is The Best Government Job Ever: Employee Poll ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In addition to being able to literally reach for the stars every day, NASA employees also have the best job in the federal government for the second year running, according to the new Best Place to Work in Government report. The report, produced by the non-profit Partnership for Public Service, was based on a survey of nearly 400,000 federal employees conducted...

2013-11-25 23:03:38

National parks group calls on Congress to end sequester cuts, restore funding. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) November 25, 2013 As members of Congress work to find agreement through a budget conference before December 13, the National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA) today released a new infographic that offers insights into how national parks and communities nationwide have suffered from ongoing funding cuts and the recent closure of parks during the government shutdown. NPCA is calling...

2013-10-20 23:02:54

Federal records were not updated during the 16-day government shutdown. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 20, 2013 WarrantCheck.com is launching an emergency update of their federal warrants database now that the government shutdown is over with, the company said yesterday. “During the shutdown there was no way for us to update our federal records because the agencies did not have the staff on board to report them,” a WarrantCheck.com spokesman said. “That meant there were people on...

2013-10-20 23:02:50

Expects glut of new records as government gets back to work. Denver, CO (PRWEB) October 20, 2013 PublicRecords.us.org is launching a massive data upgrade to their database now that the government shutdown has ended and reporting agencies are back online, the company announced yesterday. “For the past 16 days, there were no new federal records reported to us because the people who are in charge of reporting public records were not working due to the government shutdown,” a...

2013-10-17 23:22:01

After a 16-day government shutdown, Congress has reached a short-term budget resolution that re-opens the federal government, including our 401 National Parks and Monuments. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) October 17, 2013 “After a 16-day shutdown, Congress has reached a short-term budget resolution that re-opens the federal government, including our 401 National Parks and Monuments. We are grateful that the dedicated men and women of the National Park Service can return to their jobs serving...

2013-10-15 23:03:21

The National Defense Industrial Association joins the Aerospace Industries Association in a letter to Members of Congress and the Administration asking for an end to the government shutdown, for the debt limit to be increased, and for any deal to include an unwinding of across-the-board sequester cuts. ARLINGTON, VA (PRWEB) October 15, 2013 Retired Lt. General Larry Farrell, President and CEO of National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA), announced today that he had joined Chairman of...

Word of the Day
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.