furlough http://kgou.org en Monday Morning Political Mix http://kgou.org/post/monday-morning-political-mix <em>Good Monday morning, fellow political junkies. The partial shutdown of the government enters its second week and on Day 7 of the crisis neither side appears to have softened its position.</em><p><em>At least furloughed federal workers got the good news over the weekend that Congress had approved giving them backpay for the time they are locked out of their jobs. Mon, 07 Oct 2013 12:04:00 +0000 Frank James 14889 at http://kgou.org Monday Morning Political Mix Budget Cuts Force Slow Downs http://kgou.org/post/budget-cuts-force-slow-downs <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15px; line-height: 15px;">A day without pay, the first of 11 through September, comes this week for more than 650,000 people who hold civilian jobs with the Defense Department.&nbsp;</span></p> Mon, 08 Jul 2013 17:46:24 +0000 Associated Press 9182 at http://kgou.org Budget Cuts Force Slow Downs