Unless Congress and the White House come together on a bill to fund federal agencies, a large part of the government will be closed on Tuesday, Oct. 1. If a shutdown occurs, Social Security checks, food stamps and unemployment insurance would not be affected. But some vacation plans could be disrupted.
If The Government Closes, 'Essential' Employees Would Work
Thu, September 26, 2013 9:06am
Story by Brian Naylor
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