How The Government Prepares For A Shutdown
The fiscal year ends September 30 and without a budget agreement before that the government could face a shutdown. We’ve heard the threat many times before and you may not be taking it seriously. But whether or not the shutdown occurs, government agencies are spending time and tax dollars now preparing for the shutdown-apocalypse.
Joining us with a look at how the planning process is affecting one federal agency here in Seattle is Jenny Durkan. She's the US attorney for the Western District of Washington.