November 2017 News Archive

ICE agents rebel, say Trump ‘betrayed’ them by leaving Obama’s people in place

Nov 14 2017 - 5:17pm

Washington Times

The country’s immigration enforcement officers launched a website Tuesday demanding President Trump do more to clean up their agency, saying he’s left the Obama team in place and it’s stymieing his goal of enforcing the laws on the books.

Judge Orders Double Pay for Thousands of Federal Workers Affected By 2013 Shutdown

Nov 5 2017 - 11:04am

U.S.News

About 25,000 federal workers deemed essential during the 2013 partial government shutdown are entitled to be paid twice for work they performed during a five-day period, a federal judge found this week.

The workers were not paid on time for work at the beginning of the 16-day shutdown, though they were given the back pay when the political crisis was resolved.