ASAE’s Statement on Furloughed Government Workers

ASAE and the broader association community work closely with the federal government on a wide range of issues impacting society, and we stand in support of those furloughed workers impacted by the ongoing partial government shutdown. This shutdown impacts the lives of veterans and other citizens who have made a commitment to public service, as well as the American people who depend on the government for many critical services. Sadly, this shutdown is now the longest in history and is adding federal workers to the population of people in need in our society. Until this impasse is resolved, there are a number of organizations providing assistance to federal workers in need, including: