Add families who live in public housing or tenants receiving public housing subsidies to the list of those whose lives are being destabilized by the government shutdown soon the become the longest in U.S. history.
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As shutdown continues, government contractors feeling the pinch
Catholic Charities helps dozens of released federal prisoners return to society through programs the organization runs in Waterbury and Hartford that provide counseling and behavioral health care to former inmates and their families. But because of the federal government shutdown, the organization is no longer getting paid for its services. Federal contractors are beginning to feel the pinch of the lengthening shutdown.
Murphy joins Dem effort to protect federal workers from lenders during shutdown
WASHINGTON – Sen. Chris Murphy joined a group of 22 Democratic lawmakers on Thursday to introduce a law aimed at protecting federal workers from foreclosures, evictions and loan defaults during the government shutdown.
Access Health sees decline in black and Hispanic customer base
With just one week left in open enrollment, Access Health CT has seen overall high levels of customer engagement and turnout, but a decline in its black and Hispanic base.
Blumenthal expects Congress will restore pay for Coast Guard
NEW LONDON – U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal pledged Monday to introduce legislation to restore wages for all U.S. Coast Guard personnel, about 43,000 individuals whose pay will be suspended Tuesday as part of the ongoing federal shutdown.