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My state is actually paying the federal workers during the shutdown

This is great! Kudos to your state. During 2008 when the bottom fell out for many industries in my area, some of us drew unemployment for an extended period. I had never had to do this before. I can look back now and see it as a positive time because I went back to school, then worked some in Nursing Homes because I thought the medical field was for me. I was wrong. I got my insurance license, but I longed for the type of employment I loved. I toughed it out and was thrilled when the Internal Recruiter called me to say my background matched an opening with the company I now work for. It is a good company with great benefits.

I love California! And I'm really excited about our new governor and his plans for our great state.

 

Yes, times were really tough during the recession and a lot of people had to take advantage of the extended unemployment benefits that were part of Obama's American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. It helped so many people and I'm glad that you can look back and see it as having a positive effect on your life.


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My state is actually paying the federal workers during the shutdown

This is great! Kudos to your state. During 2008 when the bottom fell out for many industries in my area, some of us drew unemployment for an extended period. I had never had to do this before. I can look back now and see it as a positive time because I went back to school, then worked some in Nursing Homes because I thought the medical field was for me. I was wrong. I got my insurance license, but I longed for the type of employment I loved. I toughed it out and was thrilled when the Internal Recruiter called me to say my background matched an opening with the company I now work for. It is a good company with great benefits.
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@Soosie wrote:

I was sure of what S. C. would do to help Federal Workers in need.  I knew it would take a few days for it to be properly organized.  Here in S. C. we believe in helping our own.  On the local news I am starting to hear of drop off places to leave items needed to help Federal Workers.  I am getting a list of needed items, checking the closest drop off point and will make a contribution.

 

Just wondering, has this started happening in other states?  Can anyone post what your state is doing?


My state is actually paying the federal workers during the shutdown


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Food Not Bombs has been bringing all sorts of supplies to the native Americans. We have been working with other groups to increase the effort.  Glad people are pulling together. This is what makes America Great. 

      Nancy

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You his lawyer?

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@Fishslayer777 wrote:

@mandm84 wrote:

He wont be able to dump that fracking mud in my State , because we dont want our land contaminated. 


What do you heat your house with (in NY)?


What someone heats their home with doesn't justify fracking or dumping the mud in their state.


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@mandm84 wrote:

He wont be able to dump that fracking mud in my State , beacuse we dont want our land contaminated. 


What do you heat your house with (in NY)?


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@ManicProgressive wrote:

@Soosie wrote:
‎01-17-2019 07:17 AM
It’s everywhere. ..........................What????? I'm sorry, I am not following this post.

All places that have significant numbers of federal workers are all doing the same thing.


Yes they are and the shame of it is that they only have to because of our Moron in the White House.


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I have a son who's an Air Traffic Controller. He has savings from his earlier jobs, but he is working another job during the shutdown. Drives a semi delivering slurry (fracking mud) to NG fields. Not sure he can keep it up for long working two full time jobs. How smart of him to get his A licence when he could as a "back up".



He's a Marine (no such thing as an ex Marine), so Marines get it done, they always have a plan B.

........................................This is what I talk about when I say one should prepare for unexpected things that happen to us. No one has a guarantee of things always being as they are now. Kudo's to your son for planning and being so smart to have a back up plan. I do. I didn't always, but was caught in a closing and realized it was up to me to keep my situation level. Sometimes I have had two back up plans.
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He wont be able to dump that fracking mud in my State , beacuse we dont want our land contaminated. 

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