The government shutdown has hit Georgia farmers just as many of them are harvesting their crops. Some say they’re missing critical loans and direct payments from the government when they need the money the most.
Federal Aviation Administration employees in Georgia are working without pay this week while the government’s shut down. Air traffic controllers are worrying about making ends meet with paychecks. But that’s not all.
Friday marks Day 4 of a government shutdown after congressional leaders couldn’t come to a budget agreement Monday night. At its core, Congress is a workplace where co-workers must tackle projects together and must work as a team to get things done. Our resident workplace expert, Brandon Smith, explains some of the lessons in compromise we can take from the government shutdown.
Georgia officials are working to make arrangements to ensure state employees whose salaries and benefits are paid with federal funds don't lose access to health insurance during the shutdown of the federal government, Gov. Nathan Deal said Wednesday.
Should Georgians worry about food safety during the partial shutdown of the federal government? Most routine inspections by the Food and Drug Administration will be suspended. But the director of the University of Georgia’s Food Safety Center says there’s no cause for concern yet.
The government shutdown is burning up social media accounts of Georgia Congressmen. Lawmakers have been releasing videos, statements and Tweets on the subject for days. Their responses fall along party lines.
Computer glitches prevented Georgians from signing up for health insurance coverage under the federal exchange today. The first day of enrollment under the Affordable Care Act had many people staring at screens.
A much-discussed immigration overhaul is taking a back seat in Washington. Congress is busy considering its options in Syria and the debt ceiling debate returns. Some industry leaders and elected officials in Georgia fear a government shutdown will further delay the issue.