“CNN’s Lisa Sylvester explains what will happen to you if the government shuts down.” – YT
“The United States government began a partial shutdown at midnight (2pm today, AEST) for the first time in 17 years…
“…putting as many as 800,000 federal employees out of work, closing national parks and halting some government services after Congress failed to break a partisan deadlock.
“No further negotiations were immediately planned, raising concerns among some lawmakers that the shutdown could bleed into a fight economists consider even more consequential:
“…how to raise the nation’s debt limit to avoid a first-ever default after October 17.” – SMH.com.au