The longest government shutdown is over (for now). But federal employees, landlords
“Federal workers are going to get paid and key government services will resume, while a new tone is set for the conduct of politics in the post-midterm era where Trump can no longer count on a consistently friendly Congress to do his governing for him,” wrote Vox after Trump issued the temporary deal.
After 35 days, things might get a little easier for furloughed employees, and local businesses are offering deals and free items to any federal employee in the neighborhood. Are you one of them? Check out the neighborhood businesses offering a helping hand!
Zumbini by Cara is offering a free class for families of furloughed employees. Zumbini is for kids ages 0 to 4 and combines music, dance
Monarch Thrift Shop (2866 N. Milwaukee Ave.)
Paulee Gee’s Pizza (2451 N. MilwaukeeAve.)
Any federal worker who’s furloughed can get a buy one pizza, get one pizza and two ice creams free. If that’s too much food, workers can instead get any pizza for 50 percent off with purchase of any drink. Both offers are available with federal work identification, said Derrick Tung on Facebook.