State prepares for further impact of federal government shutdown

12:43 pm
Wed October 9, 2013

State prepares for further impact of federal government shutdown

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Officials say state worker furloughs probably won't happen unless shutdown continues into November
LANSING, MI - As politicians in Washington D.C. fail to reach an agreement to fund the government, effects of the partial government shutdown are creeping closer to Michigan and several of its federally funded programs. While most of the programs have money for October, the state is preparing if the shutdown continues through the month.