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January 11th, 2019
Rep. Grijalva Speaks on the House Floor, Demands an End to the Trump Shutdown

WASHINGTON, DC— Today, Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva spoke on the House floor and demanded an end to the government shutdown. Now in its 21st day, furloughed federal employees and those working without pay will begin missing paychecks. In his floor speech, Rep. Grijalva highlighted the challenges faced by federal workers and their families during the shutdown, called for the closure of national parks to prevent accidents and damage, and highlighted how funding shortfalls are imperiling vital services across Indian Country. In addition, he urged federal workers to share their personal stories of the shutdown on his website. Click on the video below to watch the speech in its entirety.

If you or someone you know are impacted by the government shutdown, click here for Rep. Grijalva’s frequently asked questions and resources.


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