Federal Government Shutdown Impacts Questions and Answers

November 2023: Congress has not yet passed a new budget appropriation for the fiscal year that began on Oct. 1, 2023. The current continuing resolution appropriations expire at 11:59 p.m. Jan. 19, 2024 and Feb. 2, 2024 . If a federal shutdown should occur, we will provide information here on how your benefits might be impacted.