Partial Government Shutdown Irritates Americans

October 1, 2013 6:55 PM
Partial Government Shutdown Irritates Americans
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" NEW YORK (AP) — The partial government shutdown that began Tuesday threw into turmoil the household finances of some federal workers, with many facing unpaid furloughs or delays in paychecks.

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Park ranger and father-to-be Darquez Smith said he already lives paycheck to paycheck while putting himself through college and worried how he’ll fare if the checks stop coming.

“I’ve got a lot on my plate right now — tuition, my daughter, bills,” said Smith, 23, a ranger at Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park in Ohio. “I’m just confused and waiting just like everyone else.”

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Robert Turner, 45, a building mechanic at the Smithsonian’s American History museum in Washington, said he and co-workers were heading in for several hours to turn off the water and take out the trash "

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