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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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.
The partial government shutdown caused the early disbursement of food stamp payments amid concerns about funding shortages.
Rep. Steny Hoyer launched a website on Jan. 14 that allows the public to share their opinions about the shutdown with their elected representatives.
In ways big and small, this shutdown is disrupting public services we often take for granted involving alcohol, travel, trees and more.
The shutdown is a messy mix of political wrangling and government operations, so it’s no wonder people are confused. Here are five misconceptions about being a federal government worker during the shutdown.
Public school lunch and financial assistance initiatives in this Maryland country underscore the efforts to assist federal workers affected by the shutdown.
While thank yous won’t pay the bills, simply knowing that people are grateful can help govies deal with shutdown stress.Here’s a roundup of just some of the abundant gratitude people have been sharing on social media since the shutdown began.
GovLoop spoke with three federal employees who went through the federal shutdown and asked them what they learned. Here’s who they are and what they had to say.
The partial federal shutdown has spurred furloughs at crucial agencies for cybersecurity, including the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), a Homeland Security Department component.