Businesses around the Milwaukee area are offering deals to assist federal employees affected by the government shutdown. 

Deals range from discounted to free goods and services, such as free hair services, discounted tax preparation, and free tickets to a jazz performance.   

Banks around the state are also offering assistance to people who have been affected by the shutdown. The Wisconsin Bankers Association compiled a listing of the various offers by companies such as Associated Bank, Chase Bank, Fox River State Bank, Old National Bank, Port Washington State Bank, U.S. Bank, and Wells Fargo. 

Read more in the Milwaukee Business Journal.