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  • January 24, 2019

    Scenes from the Shutdown: Pop Up Markets

    A second month without pay is soon to arrive for federal employees in our area. For many of our neighbors, this means increased worry about being able to pay bills and still afford groceries for their families.

  • January 12, 2019

    Giving Back in a Time of Unexpected Need

    Day 21 of the partial federal shutdown also marked an anxiety producing “first” for many government employees and contractors: the first Friday without a paycheck since the furlough began. In the face of this grim milestone, 80 volunteers - some impacted by the shutdown themselves - rolled up their sleeves and got to work.