A ‘disaster’ nears: Millions of federal workers’ paychecks would be on hold in a shutdown

Over 40,400 civilian federal workers in Oklahoma could be impacted

By: - September 21, 2023 5:25 am

Millions of federal workers could go without pay if government shuts down later this month. Over 40,400 civilian federal employees in Oklahoma could be impacted, records show. (Photo by Jennifer Shutt/States Newsroom)

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Jennifer Shutt
Jennifer Shutt

Jennifer covers the nation’s capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Her coverage areas include congressional policy, politics and legal challenges with a focus on health care, unemployment, housing and aid to families.