Government Shutdown Would Have Major Effect On New York


nys-albanyThe countdown to a government shutdown is on, with the deadline just 23 hours away.

If a shutdown went ahead, 72,000 federal employees in New York would be out of work. Nearly 54,000 local military members and 11,500 civilian employees would have their pay delayed if the shutdown lasts more than 10 days.

Loans to small businesses in the area would be put on the backburner, affecting an estimated 1,000 per week.

Head Start Centers could also close, affecting nearly 52,000 local children. Read more here.

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