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Congresswoman Abby Finkenauer’s staff will be at the Council Chambers in Independence, 331 1st Street SE, this Thursday, June 13, from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. to assist people who are experiencing difficulties with federal agencies, including everything from backlogged veterans’ benefits to problems with Social Security and Medicare.

Constituents are also encouraged to call the congresswoman’s office at 319-364-2288 for assistance anytime.