Yesterday, CommunicateHealth co-founder Stacy Robison lent her voice to the conversation about the government shutdown in an interview with the Washington Post.
The uncertainty around the federal budget is hitting businesses hard. It’s hitting small government contractors — who don’t have a lot of cash cushion to pay staff when they can’t bill — even harder. CH has a staff of 25, and 60 to 70% of our work comes from federal contracts. You don’t have to do the math to know that it’s not good.
Many of us at CommunicateHealth have some pretty strong feelings on the shutdown itself, as well as the elected officials who are responsible for it. (How these people became elected officials in the first place is a topic for another blog post.) And I’m fairly confident that I can speak for the entire CH staff when I say that I’m so grateful to work for people that allow us — even encourage us! — to share our opinions on the issues that matter to us, including the controversial ones.