Factsheet: What programs are affected

The office of Congressman John Lewis (D-GA) (pictured left) released a helpful fact sheet on how important federal programs will be affected. Other congressional offices may have similar information. Be sure to contact your member of Congress, should you have questions. The Lewis fact sheet addresses the following basic questions and more.

Unemployment & Federal Pay

  • Unemployment benefits
  • Federal employee unemployment
  • Federal employment pay
  • Government contractors


  • Veterans and military hospitals
  • Veteran and military retirees
  • Veterans’ benefits
  • VA life insurance
  • VA education benefits
  • VA home loans


  • Federal grants
  • Food assistance
  • Medicare
  • Social Security payments

Homes, Schools, Business

  • Small business loans
  • New home purchases
  • Home foreclosure
  • Schools

Other Services

  • EEOC claims
  • Federal courts
  • Immigration services
  • National parks and monuments