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.

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

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