Shutdown Protest Rally to Be Held at Cornyn’s Office

Food Drive Continues in Solidarity With Federal Workers 

The Texas AFL-CIO will host a coalition protesting the government shutdown in front of Sen. John Cornyn’s downtown Austin office.

The protest will take place 11:45 a.m. Friday, Jan. 25, outside the Chase Tower, 221 W. 6th St. in downtown Austin. Federal workers will share their stories of how the shutdown has affected them.

The event will also feature a food drive being held in solidarity with federal workers who are furloughed or working without pay. The food will be given to the Central Texas Food Bank on Monday.