Working Families Demand End to Republican Shutdown

October 16, 2013

Lawrence Javier said he had a simple message he wanted to deliver to Rep. Joe Heck (R-Nev.) as he marched outside the lawmaker’s Las Vegas office Tuesday.

The member of Heat and Frost Insulators Local 135, who was laid off six months ago and called back to work on construction of the McCarran Airport tower for two days before the shutdown halted the project, told Las Vegas Review Journal:

I want to go back to work. It’s very simple. Without work, without money, I can’t feed my kids. It’s a simple message.

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