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Washington City Podcast opened its phone line for furloughed workers, contractors, and non-feds affected by the shutdown to call and complain. And they did. We hear from them in this episode, and also catch up on local news. Mitch Ryals talks about growing frustrations with Ward 4’s Councilmember Brandon Todd, and host Will Warren talks about the ripple effect of the partial shutdown, as well as changes to the Council’s committees.

You can still call the Furlough Phone Line: (202) 681-9756

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Stories in this episode:

Frayed Ends

D.C.’s Taxi, Uber, and Lyft Drivers Suffer Severe Cutbacks in Pay During Shutdown

The Furloughed Federal Employee’s Guide to the 2019 Shutdown in D.C.

New Year, New Committees

Frustrations With Ward 4 Councilmember Brandon Todd Grow

Phone Sound Effects:

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Hanging up phone

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