WASHINGTON, DC- If there is a shutdown, federal employees will take the hardest hit. There are hundreds of thousands of them who will not be getting paychecks Tuesday. But the impact will be felt far beyond the nation's capitol, especially if a possible shutdown stretches into weeks.
If no deal is reached, Food Safety and Inspection Service would still continue all safety-related activities. E-Verify will shutdown, which is the government system to allow companies to voluntarily check the legal work status of its employees.
Social Security checks will be mailed on time, BUT you will not be able to get a new or replacement SS card, Medicare cards or proof of income statements.
U.S. Fish and Wildlife will shut down.
Veteran Affairs will be open. All 10 regional medical clinics will be open.
U.S. Corps of Engineers, have enough reserve funds to keep employees on the job for a couple of days.
All 368 National Parks will be closed.
Postal Service is open and will deliver mail.
ATF will not be issuing any gun permits.
If you own a small business and needed a loan from the government-you will have to wait.
If you are planning to buy a house and need a federal loan-you will have to wait.
Border Patrol on duty.
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