TSA workers are reportedly living in their cars and not taking medicine because they can’t afford it

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  • Transportation Security Administration (TSA) employees are feeling the strain of a federal government shutdown that has reached its 34th day.
  • A TSA worker from Kona, Hawaii, has begun living in his van six days per week because he can no longer afford to commute to and from his home, Hawaii News Now reports.
  • Other TSA workers are reportedly receiving eviction notices, delaying doctor appointments, and living without prescriptions since the co-pays have become prohibitively expensive.
  • Over 800,000 furloughed federal workers will miss their second consecutive paycheck if the shutdown continues into Friday.

Transportation Security Administration (TSA) employees are feeling the strain of a federal government shutdown that has reached its 34th day.

A TSA worker from Kona, Hawaii, has begun living in his van six days per week because he can no longer afford to commute to and from his home, Hawaii News Now reports. The worker reportedly spends just one day per week at his home with his family.

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