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403946 01: A postal clerk date-stamps an envelope containing U.S. Federal income tax forms destine for Kansas City, Missouri April 15, 2002 at the main post office in Des Plaines, IL. U.S. Federal and Illinois State income tax forms are due by midnight April 15. (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Furloughed? Send Creditors A Note From Government

Furloughed federal workers who have trouble paying bills can send their creditors a letter from the government pleading for patience.

10/16/2013

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Furlough No ‘Vacation’ For North Texas Federal Workers

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.

CBS 11–10/14/2013

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North Texas Federal Workers Protest Gov’t Shutdown

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.

CBS 11–10/10/2013

WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 01: U.S. Park Service employee puts a closed sign in the window of the World War II Memorial ticket office on the National Mall October 1, 2013 in Washington, DC. National Park Service park facilities and grounds were closed and more than 21,000 of the service's employees were furloughed after Congress was unable to agree on a federal budget and shut down for the first time in 17 years. (credit:  Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Many Unpaid Federal Workers Applying For Unemployment

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.

10/04/2013

Mississippi River Towns Brace For Major Flooding

Texas National Guard Furlough Begins

The Texas National Guard will furlough civil service employees beginning Monday, a consequence of the automatic federal spending cuts taking effect across the country.

07/08/2013

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Congress Approves Bill To End Airport Delays

Congress has easily approved legislation ending furloughs of air traffic controllers that have delayed hundreds of flights daily.

04/26/2013

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Sequester, Furloughs & DFW Airport Flight Delays

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.

CBSDFW.COM–04/23/2013

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Meat Inspector Furloughs A Bad Recipe For Local Meat Packers

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.

CBS 11–03/05/2013

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Spending Cuts Could Impact DFW Airports

A series of automatic spending cuts set to take effect on March 1 could have a significant impact on Dallas-Fort Worth area airports.

02/25/2013

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American Airlines To Start Recalling Furloughed Pilots

American Airlines is planning to put dozens of pilots back to work. Forty pilots are scheduled to come back the second week of January.

CBS 11–11/26/2012

The City of Dallas seal on displays outside a wall at Dallas City Hall. (credit: Matt Goodman/KTVT/KTXA)

Dallas Council Eliminating One Furlough Day For City Workers

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.

09/19/2011

Cities Taking Furlough Day For Long Weekend

Don’t be surprised if you drive downtown in Ft Worth, Dallas, or Carrolton and find all city offices closed tomorrow.  

07/01/2010