Politics & Government
12:14 pm
Tue October 1, 2013

Does The Government Shutdown Affect You?

A sign on the door to Faneuil Hall in Boston.
Ibby Caputo WGBH

Well, Greater Bostonians, the federal government shutdown has arrived with no end in sight.

About 800,000 federal workers across the country- including tens of thousands in Massachusetts- face furloughs. Tourist sites across the state have been forced to close including places like the USS Constitution, Faneuil Hall, the Cape Cod National Sea Shore.