Across Arkansas and the country, many are being sent home because of a government shutdown.
Here’s a quick look at some of the places affected:
U.S. Postal Service
Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid Offices
Federal Food Inspectors
Border Security and Patrol
Internal Revenue Service
National Parks & Museums
Clinton Library & Museum
Veterans Administration Benefit Offices
According to Governor Mike Beebe’s office, up to 2,000 workers Arkansas may be furloughed because of the shutdown, including employees at the Department of Human Services (DHS), Department of Health and Department of Workforce Services (DWS), all of which receive federal funding.