By allowing ads to appear on this site, you support the local businesses who, in turn, support great journalism.
Letter: A proposal to hold officials accountable for shutdown
01302019 Trump Shutdown.jpg
President Donald Trump speaks in the Rose Garden of the White House, Friday, Jan 25, in Washington. By The Associated Press
Individuals who were most affected — government employees, federal contractors and those in auxiliary businesses frequented by said employees — had absolutely no say or control in the closing or opening of the government. They did, however, worry about food, rent, house payments, medical care, child care, transportation, etc. While those responsible for the mess got phone calls and emails.