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Policymakers, How Well Do You Know Your Community?

Government agencies across the country make public policy decisions every day — and most all public policy decisions involve issues that have a spatial component. As agencies strive to make more analytics-driven decisions, the decision makers rely more on the work of analysts. These analysts need to collect, manage, interpret, integrate, synthesize, analyze, and visualizeRead… Read more »

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Debunking 5 *More* Misconceptions About Being a Government Worker During the Shutdown

A week ago, we debunked common misconceptions about being a federal government worker during the shutdown. That article has been shared on Facebook 34,000 times. It’s clear that a lot of people are anxious to understand what the shutdown means. Here are five more misconceptions about being a federal government worker during the shutdown.

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How to Call Your Mortgage Company If You Are Caught up in the Partial Shutdown

I reached out to Eric Selk, Executive Director at Hope Now, a non-profit alliance among counselors, mortgage companies, investors, regulators, and other mortgage market participants, to gather some tips for federal employees affected by the partial shutdown who might miss a mortgage payment due to not receiving a paycheck.

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