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What Could Government Shutdown Mean Locally?

Posted: Wednesday, March 2nd, 2011 at 6:27 am
Author: KNIA/KRLS News-Shaylon Cochran

The deadline for a budget resolution for the federal government is Friday at midnight. If no action is taken, a government shutdown could happen, affecting the dispersion of federal aid. Michael Kuhn, Director of General Assistance for Marion County says that while he hasn’t received information about a possible shutdown, his office would be affected in its ability to distribute funds to veterans, but he feels that a shutdown is not likely.