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A struggling federal employee in Oregon says the government must reactivate insurance

by ANDREW SELSKY, Associated Press This self-portrait, provided by Jasmine Tool on January 11, 2019, is at home in Lakeview, Oregon. Tool, a sick employee of the US Fish and Wildlife Service in Oregon, explains that she does not understand… Continue Reading →

President signs bill allowing some homeowners to buy federal flood insurance

COUNTY BAY, FL. (WJHG / WECP) – Lawmakers say that a bill recently signed by President Donald Trump has corrected a wrong that some families in Bay County have had to face for nearly three decades. The bipartite bill corrected… Continue Reading →

Federal workers taking odd jobs to make ends meet at closing • Good Assurance

Federal employees affected by the partial closure of the government are turning to different secondary jobs to make ends meet, according to the Associated press. Some, like immigration lawyer Cheryl Inzunza Blum, of Tucson, are renting a room on Airbnb… Continue Reading →

The health coverage of most federal workers will continue during closure, even in the event of a stoppage of pay • Good Assurance

Licensed federal employees are protesting the federal government's ongoing partial closure at a non-partisan rally on Tuesday at Independence Mall in Philadelphia. Bastiaan Slabbers / NurPhoto / Getty Images hide the legend toggle the legend Bastiaan Slabbers / NurPhoto /… Continue Reading →

Government Closure: What Happens to Health Insurance for Federal Employees?

This is a story of Kaiser Health News. Interested in closing the government? Add the government's ruling to ABC's latest news, video and analysis of the government's decision. As the partial closure of the government continues, about 800,000 federal employees… Continue Reading →

California Governor Gavin Newsom Promises Unemployment Benefits for Federal Employees on Holiday •

Rich Pedroncelli | AP California Governor Gavin Newsom presents his first state budget at a press conference on Thursday, January 10, 2019, in Sacramento, California. LOS ANGELES – Governor Gavin Newsom has promised that California will provide unemployment benefits to… Continue Reading →

Newsom promises unemployment insurance to California federal workers

Governor Gavin Newsom said he thought it was necessary to help California workers who might be affected by the closure. | Gregory Bull / AP Photo SACRAMENTO – California Governor Gavin Newsom on Thursday promised that thousands of federal government… Continue Reading →

The effects of a government shutdown are so much greater than federal workers • Good Assurance

The day before the government closed in 2013, my boss brought the entire department together for an impromptu meeting. My colleagues and I formed a circle of armed crossbones and frowning as we listened to our director read us the… Continue Reading →

Their point of view: the federal flood insurance is a mess and its repair will be expensive

– This year marks the 50th anniversary of the National Flood Insurance Program, and this federally funded program has not aged well. In 2017, it experienced the second largest year of disaster in its history. Hurricanes Harvey, Florence and Michael… Continue Reading →

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