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Here are the most important upcoming dates related to the government shutdown

From funding the courts to filing taxes, there are a number of deadlines complicated by the government shutdown.

Here’s what happens to Social Security and disability benefits during a government shutdown

Social Security and disability checks will still be sent to recipients and beneficiaries for the duration of the partial government shutdown.

Here’s what happens to food stamps and other federal food programs during the government shutdown

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits, called food stamps, will be paid in January and February despite the government shutdown.
Former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid during the 2013 shutdown

The government shutdown is in day 28 and has shattered the record for the longest shutdown in history

The length of all government shutdowns, who was in control of the White House and Congress, and whether employees were sent home, all in one chart.
A sign outside the White House tells visitors that no tours will happen during the government shutdown.

GoFundMe campaigns to help furloughed federal employees pay their bills during government shutdown may now be in legal trouble

Federal employees who took to GoFundMe to gather extra money to pay bills during the governement shutdown may now be in legal trouble, experts say.
Americans are worried that President Donald Trump's tariffs and the government shutdown are going to hurt the economy.

Americans are worried Trump’s tariffs and the government shutdown will hurt the economy

The University of Michigan's consumer-sentiment index dived in January as more Americans became worried about the shutdown, tariffs, and stocks.

Here are the top places where people are googling about the government shutdown

The partial government shutdown is almost a month old, and Americans across the country are googling it in order to find out more information.

A church in Alabama gave away $16,500 worth of grocery store gift cards to furloughed federal employees

The First Baptist Church in Huntsville, Alabama, is stepping in to help those impacted by the partial government shutdown.

The government shutdown has gotten so bad that agencies are using legal loopholes to restart critical functions

Agencies including the FDA, USDA, State, and FAA are recalling furloughed employees to keep operations running during the government shutdown.
The government has been shut down for 20 days.

From free pizza to complimentary movies, here are 10 heartwarming ways people are helping federal employees during the government shutdown

As federal employees go another day without pay during the government shutdown, people are offering free meals and services to those in need.