Some businesses are offering financial relief for furloughed government workers.
Some businesses are offering financial relief for furloughed government workers. iStock
Some businesses are offering financial relief for furloughed government workers. iStock

Miami Herald Real Time/Breaking News reporter Howard Cohen, a 2017 Media Excellence Awards winner, has covered pop music, theater, health and fitness, obituaries, municipal government and general assignment. He started his career in the Features department at the Miami Herald in 1991.