Shutdown

The longest federal government shutdown in American history is negatively impacting federal government employees, not only members of AFGE but also contractors and workers in non-covered positions.

The following links are resources for those impacted by the shutdown.

United States Senate and House constituent services contact:

United States Senator Kyrsten Sinema: Sinema.senate.gov Phone: 602-598-7327

DistrictNameWashington, DC OfficeArizona Office(s)Other Website Links
1stO'Halleran, Tom(202) 225-3361Casa Grande: 520-316-0839
Flagstaff: 928-286-5338
Tucson: 928-304-0131
https://ohalleran.house.gov/contact
2ndKirkpatrick, Ann(202) 225-2542https://kirkpatrick.house.gov/services/help-federal-agency
3rdGrijalva, Raul(202) 225-2435Avondale: (623) 536-3388
Somerton: (928) 343-7933
Tucson: (520) 622-6788
https://grijalva.house.gov/connect-with-raul
4thGosar, Paul A.(202) 225-2315Gold Canyon: (480) 882-2697
Prescott: (928) 445-1683
5thBiggs, Andy(202) 225-2635Mesa: (480) 699-8239https://biggs.house.gov/contact
6thSchweikert, David(202) 225-2190Scottsdale: (480) 946-2411
7thGallego, Ruben(202) 225-4065Phoenix: (602) 256-0551https://rubengallego.house.gov/contact
8thLesko, Debbie(202) 225-4576Glendale: (623) 776-7911https://lesko.house.gov/contact/
9thStanton, Greg(202) 225-9888Phoenix: (602) 956-2285https://stanton.house.gov/contact

Federal agency information:

Office of Personnel Management Guidance for Shutdown Furloughs Doc:
https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/pay-leave/furlough-guidance/guidance-for-shutdown-furloughs.pdf

Office of Personnel Management Sample Letters for Creditors and Mortgage Companies:
https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/pay-leave/furlough-guidance/sample-letters-for-creditors-and-mortgage-companies.doc

Shut-Down of Field Operations – What Does it Mean to Me?
https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/pay-leave/furlough-guidance/unemployment-compensation-for-federal-employees-fact-sheet-december-2018.pdf

Information for Federal Agencies Unemployment Compensation for Federal Employees
https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/pay-leave/furlough-guidance/unemployment-compensation-for-federal-employees-frequently-asked-questions-for-federal-agencies-december-2018.pdf

Arizona Unemployment Insurance Call Center Telephone Numbers:
Toll Free:
 877-600-2722
Phoenix: 602-364-2722
Tucson: 520-791-2722
Telecommunications Device for the Deaf: 877-877-6226

Nonprofit Information:

Feeding America – How to Find Your Local Food Bank:
https://www.feedingamerica.org/find-your-local-foodbank

Financial Assistance Information:
https://www.afge.org/take-action/campaigns/stop-the-shutdown/need-financial-assistance-during-the-shutdown/

TSP Loan Payment Information:
https://www.afge.org/take-action/campaigns/stop-the-shutdown/tsp-loan-payment-information/

Furloughed Worker Support from Union Plus:
https://www.afge.org/take-action/campaigns/stop-the-shutdown/furloughed-worker-support-from-union-plus/

Free Food and Discounts at Various Restaurants:
https://www.afge.org/take-action/campaigns/stop-the-shutdown/free-food-and-discounts-at-various-restaurants/