Government shutdown won’t affect health care or most benefits for veterans, VA says

Many services are funded in advance or under multi-year allocations

By: - September 29, 2023 5:25 am

The Department of Veterans Affairs has released guidance on what functions will continue and which will be suspended in a government shutdown that could occur beginning Saturday at midnight. (Getty Images) (This image cannot be republished without a subscription to Getty.)

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Ashley Murray
Ashley Murray

Ashley Murray covers the nation’s capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Her coverage areas include domestic policy and appropriations.