Governments first bill while under shutdown

tony jelly

Something important you may think, something vitally important like re-opening the government, no it is a bill to limit freedom of speech, and prevent companies from boycotting Israel.

https://theintercept.com/2019/01/05/u-s-senates-first-bill-in-midst-of-shutdown-is-a-bipartisan-defense-of-the-israeli-government-from-boycotts/

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jillinnj

Idiots. Their first bill is for something that doesn't pass constitutional muster. Idiots. And I include all dems that support it including one of my Senators.

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GOD

The senate has already passed the first bill of the shutdown

It guarantees back pay for federal workers


https://nypost.com/2019/01/10/senate-passes-bill-guaranteeing-back-pay-for-workers-after-shutdown-ends/

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adoptedbyhounds

"It's unbelievable that they would pass such a bill, no matter which party they are in."

I don't see where they did. It's under consideration.

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elvis

Yes, ABH, that's how the OP link reads:

But in the 2019 GOP-controlled Senate, the first bill to be considered — S.1 — is not designed to protect American workers, bolster U.S. co...

Perhaps "GOD" knows...

GOD

The senate has already passed the first bill of the shutdown

It guarantees back pay for federal workers

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tony jelly

It is true; the bill has not become law yet, I find it odd that this should even be up for consideration, especially when there are more pressing concerns.

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Kathy

Is this a bill that passed before the shutdown and are now being reconsidered?

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