Posted at: 10/17/2013 12:49 PM
Updated at: 10/17/2013 6:43 PM
By: WNYT Staff
ALBANY - Federal workers here in the Capital region are also back to work today.
Business is back to normal at the federal building in downtown Albany. Things like Social Security applications are being processed again.
NewsChannel 13 met one woman outside the Leo O’Brien Federal Building this morning who was finally able to get her sister who has just moved to the US, a new Social Security card.
“We went there three times in a row for the last couple of weeks and every time we got there they say well we can’t get it because they aren’t processing. So we went there today and it was really quick.” says Theresa Colon of Albany.
NewsChannel 13 also received messages on our Facebook page from federal workers saying what a relief they're finally going to get paid.
Some said they were mandated to work without pay for the past two weeks.