Unless the House and Senate reach a compromise, a shutdown of the Federal Government for the second time during the Obama Administration is possible. What does that mean for many in Sacramento? Tourism could take a hit as National Parks will likely be closed.

Delays in obtaining passports or other federal documents. And, most importantly, a delay in government checks, like Social Security, Veteran's Administration, or Tax Refunds since employees at processing centers will likely be furloughed. All furloughed employees will not be receiving pay either.