25 Local Front Pages That Show How The Government Shutdown Is Hurting Regular Americans

Real lives, real people.

1. There are 4,000 furloughed employees in Connecticut.

2. National parks are closed in Colorado.

3. in San Francisco, businesses near federal offices are seeing services slow to a crawl.

4. New England’s submarines are not going to sea on time.

5. California home owners are not getting the loans they need.

6. Colorado hikers are trying to find alternate trails.

7. Local businesses in Ohio are suffering.

8. Tourists in Philadelphia can’t check out the Liberty Bell.

9. Connecticut residents might not receive Head Start funding.

10. And the program has already been closed in Florida.

11. A man in New Hampshire can’t get a federal permit to open his brewery.

12. Aviation sales in Kansas have been halted.

13. WIC nutrition programs in Kansas are at risk.

14. And Alabama has resorted to using emergency funds to fund theirs.

15. Indiana Air Force employees have been furloughed.

16. Tourists can’t visit the National Zoo in Washington, D.C., or many other museums and monuments.

17. Furloughed National Guard employees have been working without pay because of Tropical Storm Karen.

18. Furloughed employees in Alaska are hurting too.

19. Furloughed Air Force employees are struggling to pay their bills in California.

20. A city’s budget in Oklahoma has been hurt.

21. Pension and disability checks in Arkansas are taking a little longer than expected to arrive.

22. Visitors are getting kicked off campgrounds in Arizona.

23. Grand Canyon businesses are hurting from a lack of business.

24. Businesses and furloughed employees at Gettysburg are feeling it too.

25. As well as furloughed workers in South Carolina.

All of today’s front pages via the Newseum.

Check out more articles on!

Andrew Kaczynski is a political reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.
Contact Andrew Kaczynski at
Here Are The Top Stories
  • The U.S. will release Israeli spy Jonathan Pollard after 30 years. The move isn't tied to the Iran nuclear deal, American officials say.
  • Joyce Mitchell, the prison worker accused of helping two inmates escape from a New York prison, pleaded guilty and faces up to seven years in prison.
  • The NFL has upheld Tom Brady's four-game suspension for his alleged involvement with the deflation of footballs 🏈
Get The News App

More News

More News

Now Buzzing