The federal government has now been shut down for 31 days. It’s the longest shutdown in U.S. government history and negotiations have been stalled for weeks.
Now, a San Francisco supervisor says other California cities are helping furloughed federal employees and is disappointed that City Hall hasn’t done more to help the workers in San Francisco, struggling without a paycheck.
“I’m lucky I live in a rent control place, but still I could use a little bit of help. We don’t know how long this is going to go on,” said Karolyn Harrington, who works for the Environmental Protection Agency in San Francisco and lives in the Sunset District.