With the deadline for reaching an agreement just days away, it raises the question: What would a shutdown look like today? For those hoping to explore a national park or museum, those sites may be closed. Veterans could see their services curtailed. And, anyone who submits an application for a passport could find themselves having to postpone whatever foreign travel they were hoping to do this spring.
A Congressional Research Service Report, published in 2001, lists some of the consequences of those most recent shutdowns:
For More information see Sarah Svoboda's article at PBS Newshour