Early this afternoon, Pacific Time, President Obama outlined the furloughs and other actions he'll implement if the House and the Senate can't agree to fund the government before the money runs out at midnight tonight. Southern California is a major population center that depends on the nation's capital in many ways. How will it be affected if the government shuts down?
The Federal Shutdown and Southern California
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