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Government shutdown not fair to workers
I am 12 and am concerned about the government shutdown. Obama and The House of Representatives need to communicate as soon as possible in order to resolve the issue of Obamacare.
The House of Representatives did not pass the fiscal budget and as a result 3.3 million people, who were deem essential, are working with out pay. Now, we have another 800,000 government workers sitting at home on furlough who are not getting paid either right now.
The House of Representatives recently unanimously passed a bill to pay all federal employees retroactively for the government shutdown period. Though this may seem OK because they will get paid when the government reopens. Well, until then are these poor workers supposed to go on working with no pay. It doesn't seem fair that these workers have to go on like this.
This government shutdown has caused a long list of government agencies and offices to shut down and has affected millions of Americans. I hope readers can contact their representatives or senator and tell them to do everything they possibly can to communicate with President Obama.
Sulaiman Mahmood, Bellevue