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From federal court to beer labels, the shutdown affects an array of services

Jan 10, 2019 - The Seattle Times

The partial federal government shutdown, now 19 days and counting, has sent bureaucrats in Washington state scrambling to keep programs afloat for as long as they can, but those officials warn that the acute impacts of the national impasse will manifest in the coming weeks, threatening some people's lives and livelihoods, and annoying others.

Many federal workers, of course, are already dealing with the anticipation of missing paychecks and being short on rent or grocery bills.

But ...