26 Sep '13, 2pm

5 days before shutdown, no deal in sight

With five days left until the partial shutdown of the U.S. government on Monday, there are lots of ideas but no consensus about how to keep doors open on federal agencies. There also is no lack of lawmakers introducing legislation to exempt military pay and benefits from the impact of a shutdown, although it seems unlikely any of these measures would pass before the shutdown actually occurs. The House passed a temporary funding bill last week that would keep federal agencies, including the Defense Department, operating at 2013 funding levels through Dec. 15, and also attached two controversial riders. One denies funding to implement the national health insurance mandate commonly known as Obamacare. The second sets a priority for what bills the government would pay if it runs out of borrowing power and is left with only cash on hand to cover expenses. Creditors, 47 percent ...

Full article: http://www.airforcetimes.com/article/20130926/BENEFITS02/...

Tweets

5 days before shutdown, no deal in sight: With ...

marinecorpstimes.com 26 Sep '13, 2pm

With five days left until the partial shutdown of the U.S. government on Monday, there are lots of ideas but no consensus ...

5 days before shutdown, no deal in sight: With ...

navytimes.com 26 Sep '13, 1pm

With five days left until the partial shutdown of the U.S. government on Monday, there are lots of ideas but no consensus ...

some days my stupid job is easy and fun. This i...

ace.mu.nu 04 Oct '13, 7pm

“Reporters are clogging Henderson’s voicemail, pro-Obamacare forces are holding him up as a poster child of the health law...

[email protected] memo prepares employees for pos...

af.mil 25 Sep '13, 3pm

Although Defense Department officials believe a government shutdown can be avoided when the new fiscal year begins Oct. 1,...

DoD comptroller outlines shutdown plans for wor...

airforcetimes.com 27 Sep '13, 7pm

Active-duty troops will report to work next week as usual, but about half of the Defense Department’s civilian workforce —...

Lawmakers in shutdown debate will get paid no m...

militarytimes.com 26 Sep '13, 5pm

A government shutdown won’t stop members of Congress from being paid, although the House of Representatives has voted to s...

Airmen can ask for interest-free loans if shutdown delays pay: Airmen who need help paying for essen... #airforce

Airmen can ask for interest-free loans if shutd...

airforcetimes.com 27 Sep '13, 6pm

Airmen who need help paying for essential supplies such as food and gas during a possible government shutdown will be able...

BREAKING: President Obama has signed bill for m...

airforcetimes.com 01 Oct '13, 3am

Military pay and the pay of some federal civilians and contractors will be exempt from delay during a government shutdown,...

Ed Milliband

ukgbc.org 26 Sep '13, 12pm

It’s been a manic couple of days for those with an interest in politics, energy and housing. While Ed Miliband’s energy pr...

Congress passes shutdown exemption for military...

airforcetimes.com 30 Sep '13, 9pm

Military pay and the pay of some federal civilians and contractors will be exempt from delay during a government shutdown,...

DoD orders employees to prepare for shutdown: T...

airforcetimes.com 23 Sep '13, 7pm

The Pentagon is bracing for a governmentwide shutdown that would potentially force troops to work without a paycheck and s...

will

defense.gov 27 Sep '13, 6pm

Carter Memorandum Details Steps in Face of Shutdown Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter explains in a memorandum the...

10 most popular Photo of the Days: September's ...

treehugger.com 30 Sep '13, 12pm

September's most loved images from our Photo of the Day series! In 10th place is this image of a river otter pausing to sa...

@iava

iava.org 30 Sep '13, 8pm

Hospitals should be running normally, or close to normal. VA health care is protected. In 2009, Congress passed a law to f...

Looming government shutdown: Your questions answered: With a government shutdown looming at midnight Mon... #navy

Looming government shutdown: Your questions ans...

navytimes.com 24 Sep '13, 2pm

With a government shutdown looming at midnight Monday, Sept. 30, if Congress and the White House cannot agree on funding, ...