Today is day 23 of the Federal Government Shutdown
In the Numbers This Week:
800000 government workers didn’t get paid on January 11 even though more than half of them were required to work. Those include Border Patrol, TSA Agents and Air Traffic Controllers. Who is not working – the FDA Food Inspectors who keep your produce free from E-Coli and the USDA Inspectors who make sure the meat in the grocer’s counter is wholesome and safe for your family to eat!
60000s migrants flowed across the southern border in December 2018 – of 77,000 new migrants requesting asylum since the fiscal year began on October 1,2018. A wall will not change this situation. Changing the asylum laws will.
$209 Billion is the beginning point of Governor Newsom’s California Budget proposal. The first budget message is deceptively conservative.