How a government shutdown might affect youLoading
  • 7N5PASSPORTS.JPG
    INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL

    The State Department would continue processing foreign applications for visas and U.S. applications for passports, since fees are collected to finance those services. Embassies and consulates overseas would continue to provide services to American citizens.
    Amanda McCoy | MCT file
  • 5M12REUNION2
    BENEFIT PAYMENTS

    Social Security and Medicare benefits would keep coming, but there could be delays in processing new disability applications. Unemployment benefits would still go out.
    Renée C. Byer | rbyer@sacbee.com
  • SPORTS CAR-NASCAR 1 CH
    MAIL

    Deliveries would continue as usual because the U.S. Postal Service receives no tax dollars for day-to-day operations. It relies on income from stamps and other postal fees to keep running.
    Jeff Siner | MCT
  • 7FO30EGGS.JPG
    FOOD SAFETY

    The Food and Drug Administration would handle high-risk recalls suspend most routine safety inspections. Federal meat inspections would be expected to proceed as usual.
    Debbie Noda | Modesto Bee
  • US NEWS NAVYYARD-SHOOTING 1 MCT
    HOMELAND SECURITY

    The majority of the Department of Homeland Security's employees are expected to stay on the job, including uniformed agents and officers at the country's borders and ports of entry, members of the Coast Guard, Transportation Security Administration officers, Secret Service personnel and other law enforcement agents and officers. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services employees would continue to process green card applications.
    AndrÈ Chung | MCT
  • GL3MO5LA.5Senior Photographer
    PRISONS

    All 116 federal prisons would remain open, and criminal litigation would proceed.
    Paul Kitagaki Jr. | pkitagaki@sacbee.com
  • work safety
    WORK SAFETY

    Federal occupational safety and health inspectors would stop workplace inspections except in cases of imminent danger.
Sacramento Bee Job listing powered by Careerbuilder.com
Quick Job Search
Buy
Used Cars
Dealer and private-party ads
Make:

Model:

Price Range:
to
Search within:
miles of ZIP

Advanced Search | 1982 & Older

Sacramentoconnect.com SacWineRegion.com SacMomsclub.com SacPaws.com BeeBuzz Points Find n Save