Factbox: What would happen if the U.S. government shuts down?
By Deborah Zabarenko
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A U.S. government shutdown is possible on October 1, the first day of fiscal 2014, because Congress has so far failed to find a way to pay for it.
A closure would have far-reaching consequences at federal agencies dealing with everything from sending out Social Security checks to collecting admission fees at national parks.
Here is a roundup of some of the impacts: Continue reading “Factbox: What would happen if the U.S. government shuts down?”