As Shutdown Continues, Public Safety Concerns MountPlay
The partial federal government shutdown is in its 32nd day and 800,000 federal employees still furloughed or working without pay.
Among those not working is Stephanie Roberts-Pedotti, an investigator for the Food and Drug Administration who inspects imports including food and pharmaceuticals.
Roberts-Pedotti said not only worried about keeping her family afloat, but about the public health and safety as she and her colleagues are out of work.
Stephanie Roberts-Pedotti, an investigator for the Food and Drug Administration.
This article was originally published on January 22, 2019.