A Shutdown Primer: What Happens When the Government Stops Working?

What happens during a government shutdown? Which agencies are affected, and how does a shutdown impact the Affordable Care Act?

Northwest Credit Unions Respond to Shutdown: USAgencies Eases Worker’s ‘Momentary Panic’ With Furlough Assistance Program

Barry Hansen is still on the job as a fire management officer for the U.S. Forest Service in Lakeview, Ore. But he won’t get a paycheck this week, thanks to the federal government’s shutdown. And that was cause for “momentary panic”—until USAgencies Credit Union stepped in to help.

NW Credit Unions Respond to Government Shutdown With Emergency Assistance, Money-Management Tools

Northwest credit unions are responding to a call today from the National Credit Union Administration to help members who may be affected by a federal government shutdown that went into effect at midnight Monday.

Washington Division of Credit Unions to Continue Operations, Regardless of Budget Process

Even if the Washington State Legislature fails in its second session to pass a budget, the Department of Credit Unions will continue to operate without interruption, Anthem has learned.