Would a government shutdown impact Social Security, VA benefits?

Posted on AllSides September 24th, 2023
From The Center

As lawmakers continue to try to avoid a government shutdown at the end of the month, many are growing concerned about how it could affect them, especially when it comes to federal monthly payments they receive.

The government could shut down by the end of next week, if Congress isn’t able to pass a spending bill. House Speaker Kevin McCarthy vowed Wednesday he would not give up trying to persuade his colleagues to pass a temporary funding bill.

Still, the shutdown looms.

So what would that mean for your Medicare, Medicaid, Social...

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