The government shutdown is officially the longest on record — we are now in day 23.
The government shutdown has had an impact all along American life, not just the government workers receiving nothing in their latest pay stubs.
The people protecting SWFL residents on the water are not getting paid right now. The U.S. Coast Guard is the only branch of the military that has been affected by the government. For these employees, it is becoming increasingly difficult to pay their bills.
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