The federal shutdown's economic impact on Maryland


“[The federal government] sneezes and Maryland catches a cold.” That’s how Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot describes how intertwined the state is with the federal government.

Franchot calls in to discuss with cohosts Colin McGuire and Emma Kerr the ongoing government shutdown - now the longest in history - and what it means for not just the thousands of federal workers who live in Maryland, but also contractors and tertiary effects.

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