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Contact: Patrick Lacefield 240-777-6507

Leggett, Gray, Bulova & Baker Meet in Strategy Session on Shutdown’s Local Impact

Wednesday, October 16, 2013


Press availability: 12:30 p.m.

John A. Wilson Building
Room 509
1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, D.C.

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett, District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray; Fairfax County Board of Supervisors Chairman Sharon Bulova; and Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker, the top elected officials in metropolitan Washington’s largest jurisdictions will meet to discuss the local impact of the shutdown and strategies to help local governments and residents. Press availability follows the meeting.

The shutdown of much of the federal government, now in its third week, has had a devastating impact on hundreds of thousands of federal employees in metropolitan Washington, as well as local businesses and governments.

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