News Summary January 11, 2019
Today's Main Story: Coast Guard Issues Update to Workforce on Government Shutdown as Payday Approaches
Today's lead item reports that the U.S. Coast Guard Vice Commandant released an all hands email to personnel as their next payday approaches amid the government shutdown. Active Coast Guard members were last paid on December 31 and are slated to get paid on January 15. However, because the Coast Guard’s funding is part of the Department of Homeland Security, they are the only military branch to work without pay. If the government shutdown continues, Coast Guard members won’t be receiving a paycheck next week...
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