PASS Legislative Information

Congress passed a stopgap spending bill to avoid a government shutdown on Dec. 22. However, this funding runs out on Jan. 19 and it is imperative that PASS members and all federal employees contact their lawmakers.

Contact Congress

Please make calls to Congress on non duty time, using a personal cell phone.
How to find your members of Congress:       Senate          House of Representatives
Updated: Call Script

Employee Resources

Department of Transportation Shutdown Plan

Furlough Memorandum of Agreement between PASS and the FAA (covers all PASS bargaining unit employees)

Shutdown News

Shutdown watch: Conservatives may bend to keep Ryan from making a deal with Democrats, USA Today, Jan. 9, 2018

Trump Signs Stopgap Spending Bill Into Law to Avert Shutdown, U.S. News & World Report, Dec. 22, 2017

Congress rushes to approve spending bill to avoid government shutdown, PBS News Hour, Dec. 21, 2017

With a Friday Deadline, G.O.P. Lawmakers Rush to Avoid a Government Shutdown, New York Times, Dec. 21, 2017

House Moves Toward Stripped-Down Spending Plan to Avert Shutdown, Bloomberg, Dec. 20, 2017

It Won't Be So Easy Next Time Congress Must Fund the Government, Bloomberg, Dec. 11, 2017

Trump signs 2-week spending bill to avoid government shutdown, PBS News Hour, Dec. 8, 2017

Trump faces off with Democrats over potential government shutdown, Reuters, Dec. 7, 2017

The Ghost of Shutdowns Past haunts latest talks to keep the federal government open, USA Today, Dec. 7, 2017

Bloomberg Government’s guide to a possible government shutdown, Bloomberg, Dec. 4, 2017

Democrats to join Trump, Republicans in talks to avert government shutdown, Reuters, Dec. 4, 2017

As government shutdown looms, GOP pushes 2-week extension, CBS News, Dec. 4, 2017

G.O.P. Pushes to Avoid Government Shutdown, but the Path Is Tricky, New York Times, Dec. 3, 2017

Government Shutdown Looms Over a Divided Congress, Message from PASS, Dec. 1, 2017


PASS Legislative Committee

Chair: Mark Dunlap

Region I: Lynda Bloomberg

Region II: Nancy Morrison

Region III: vacant

Region IV: Mary Oaks

Region V: Adrian Bland


Members News