Posts Tagged: Down

How a Federal Government Shutdown Affects You

Here We Go Again. News reports have been chattering about a possible government shutdown since July. Both Democrats and Republicans have been posturing and saber-rattling and making a lot of noise, but none of them bother to explain what that means for the public. First, some background. Each federal fiscal, or budget, year begins on… Read more »

Wounded Warrior Project to the Rescue!

Power IT Down Day is less than a month away – and we’re still hoping to drive as many people as possible to sign up at PowerITDown.org to commit to turning off their IT equipment for the weekend of August 26th. If saving energy in your home or office is not enough to entice you… Read more »

The Shutdown Startup

Hey there GovLoop Community – I’d like to introduce you to the Shutdown Startup. If the federal government shuts down, thousands of passionate public servants will be kept from their full-time jobs. But that doesn’t mean we can no longer serve. In the event of a shutdown, we’re committing to volunteer with non-profit organizations throughout… Read more »

Need a New Year’s Resolution? Go Green!

I’ve made it a point in recent years to not lose track of my New Year’s resolutions from the previous January, so I can look back at them in December. And while this may not be the forum to discuss how successful I was in cleaning up our basement, I am proud to report that… Read more »