Who gets paid in a government shutdown?

Posted: 9:32 AM EST Dec 24, 2013   Updated: 8:36 AM EDT Oct 03, 2013

One of the most frequently asked questions Americans ask when a government shutdown happens is, who continues to get paid and who doesn't? Take a look at who continues to collect a paycheck during a shutdown.

Capitol Hill
1 / 17
Public domain

One of the most frequently asked questions Americans ask when a government shutdown happens is who continues to get paid and who doesn't.

Advertisement

Most Viewed on WFMZ.com

Advertisement
 

Slideshow Of The Day

  • Francis December 17

    Franco Origlia/Getty Image

    Reasons why Pope Francis is cool

    Pope Francis continues to ride a wave of popularity that has earned him accolades and criticisms alike. Take a look at the many reasons why Pope Francis is cool.

On this Day

  • Titanic wreckage

    Courtesy of NOAA/Institute for Exploration/University of Rhode Island

    On this day: September 1

    The last passenger pigeon dies, World War II begins, the Soviet Union shoots down a Korean airliner, and the wreck of the Titanic is discovered, all on this day.