Des Moines TSA Officer Discusses Effects of Government Shutdown
DES MOINES, Iowa -- Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers are among the 420,000 federal workers across the country who are expected to work without pay during the second longest shutdown in government history. This includes TSA officers at the Des Moines International Airport. It is now day 18 of this government shutdown. This means every single one of the TSA officers in blue working the security checkpoint at the Des Moines International Airport are on their 18th day of working and not getting paid.