Government Shutdown

President Trump announces deal to reopen Federal Government

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) – President Donald Trump announced Friday afternoon that a deal has been reached to end the Federal Government shutdown. It is the longest government shutdown in United States history. ABC News carried the announcement live from the Rose Garden. The President said “I am very proud to announce we have reached a deal to end the shutdown…

FAA ground stop in New York

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) – The month long government shutdown is impacting air travel for millions who will be flying in and out of LaGuardia Airport. Due to staffing shortages at FAA air traffic control centers along the East Coast, there are major delays at LGA. Confirm your flight with your airline. — LaGuardia Airport (@LGAairport) January 25, 2019 Categories: National…

Organizations offering assistance to customers during government shutdown

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) – As the longest government shutdown in history lingers on, here’s a list of companies offering assistance. We care about our federal employees and want to help during the partial government shutdown. Learn more: https://t.co/J1ARfVUzcK pic.twitter.com/9pPUOwOjsf — TD Bank (@TDBank_US) January 11, 2019 Federal employees, we’ve got your back. ❤️ Some federal employees aren’t receiving paychecks due…

Federal Workers face possibility of missing second paycheck

ABC NEWS– Congress returns Tuesday to talk about the shutdown. Democrats are now looking for a better deal after rejecting President Donald Trump’s most recent attempt to break the stalemate. As for the 800,000 unpaid federal workers, the possibility of missing a second paycheck this coming Friday looms heavy. ABC’S Lana Zak has more. Categories: Local News, National News Tags: Government…

SNAP recipients urged to budget as shutdown lingers on

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) – South Carolinian who receive funding from SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) will receive their February benefits early. State officials are cautioning recipients as the early allotment doesn’t mean that additional funds will be distributed again next month. More than 42 million Americans receive assistance through the food stamp program in a year, according to Feeding America,…