Oregon prepares for a federal shutdown

Oregon prepares for a federal shutdown

Millions of dollars for Oregon programs could be affected by a federal government shutdown.

“It’s all about cash flow,” Brian DeForest, the state’s deputy chief financial officer, said Friday. “We can endure a shutdown of about 30 days.”

It’s uncertain how many of the 28,000 federal workers in Oregon would be affected by a partial shutdown of government operations.

Read more at The Statesman Journal.