Furloughed federal workers who have trouble paying bills can send their creditors a letter from the government pleading for patience.
North Texan Clovis Steib wishes he could relax and truly enjoy the time away from work but, as a furloughed federal employee, worry won’t let him.
A small group of North Texas federal workers took to the streets of downtown Dallas Thursday afternoon to protest the partial shutdown of the U.S. government.
Friday is payday for many people, but for many federal workers this week or next could be the last paycheck they get for a while.
The Texas National Guard will furlough civil service employees beginning Monday, a consequence of the automatic federal spending cuts taking effect across the country.
Congress has easily approved legislation ending furloughs of air traffic controllers that have delayed hundreds of flights daily.
Delayed passengers at DFW Airport couldn’t blame Tuesday’s weather for their problems. Most of the flight delays were due to sequestration budget cuts, and air traffic controller furloughs.
A Fort Worth chili company is worried furloughs of meat safety inspectors due to federal budget cuts could be a recipe for a loss of sales.
A series of automatic spending cuts set to take effect on March 1 could have a significant impact on Dallas-Fort Worth area airports.
American Airlines is planning to put dozens of pilots back to work. Forty pilots are scheduled to come back the second week of January.
City employees will find some more money in their paychecks next year, as the City Council moves to eliminate one of the unpaid furlough days for city workers that were put in place as a cost-cutting measure during the recession.
Don’t be surprised if you drive downtown in Ft Worth, Dallas, or Carrolton and find all city offices closed tomorrow.