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Yes, veterans will still get disability, pension benefits during government shutdown
During a shutdown, veterans will still continue to get their benefits
While much of the government will run out of funding without a new budget, several veterans programs are still funded for another year.
Yes, retired federal workers would still be paid during a government shutdown
Several VERIFY readers have asked if federal retirees would get their pensions during a government shutdown. Here’s what we found.
Yes, food stamps could run out during a government shutdown
The USDA predicts that SNAP and WIC benefits in some areas could run out in as little as a few days if the government shuts down.
Who gets paid during a government shutdown: VERIFY Fact Sheet
Do members of Congress and the president get paid during a shutdown? What about other federal workers? VERIFY answers 5 top questions.
Government Shutdown 2023: What’s open and closed?
We VERIFY if post offices, airports, national parks and museums will remain open or closed during a government shutdown, and whether you can get a passport.
Every federal worker impacted by the shutdown will get paid eventually
Do members of Congress and the president get paid during a shutdown? Do furloughed federal workers get back pay? VERIFY answers your top questions.
Yes, the FTC Fortnite settlement is real
You could get some money back if you or your child bought in-game Fortnite items. The FTC said the game’s payment system was confusing and led to surprise charges.
USPS doesn’t send unsolicited texts about undelivered packages. Those messages are scams
Have you received an unsolicited text appearing to be from the postal service, claiming you have an undelivered package? Here’s why that message is a scam.
No, United Auto Workers are not paid $75 an hour
We VERIFY how much the Big Three car companies actually pay their workers, who recently went on strike.
No, UAW workers are not paid $75 an hour
Auto workers on strike are demanding 40% raises from Ford, GM, and Chrysler (Stellantis). But they don’t make $75/hour, like some claim.
Social Security checks aren't affected by government shutdown
Several VERIFY readers asked if they’ll still receive their Social Security checks in the event of a government shutdown. Here’s what we found.
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