Illinois Democrats calling for end to government shutdown
2 monthes ago - By WGN TV
Several members of Congress from Illinois say the federal government shutdown needs to end.
Monday marks the 24th day that 800,000 workers are not getting paid.
That's affecting several airports where TSA workers are making their opinions known by calling in sick.
That's led to a slowdown at security checkpoints at some of the busiest airports in the nation.
Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi, Rep. Jan Schakowsky, Rep. Mike Quigley, and Rep. Jesus ‘Chuy' Garcia were all at O'Hare International Airport Monday morning.
“We're being held hostage for absolutely no good reason,” said Quigley.
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