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Shutdown shuts out the next generation of public servants

Feb 04, 2019 - CNN

The longest government shutdown in our nation's history and the threat of a reoccurrence in less than two weeks will further discourage an already skeptical younger generation from public service.

The reality today is that our government suffers from a shockingly low number of young employees, a talent crisis that will deepen because of the fallout from the 35-day partial shutdown that upended critical work by many federal agencies, and left 800,000 employees demoralized and without a payc...