Northwest Credit Unions Respond to Shutdown: USAgencies Eases Worker’s ‘Momentary Panic’ With Furlough Assistance Program

Barry Hansen is still on the job as a fire management officer for the U.S. Forest Service in Lakeview, Ore. But he won’t get a paycheck this week, thanks to the federal government’s shutdown. And that was cause for “momentary panic”—until USAgencies Credit Union stepped in to help.