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In Missouri, some rural transit providers that rely heavily on federal funding are starting to lay off part-time drivers and prioritize services. Visits to the doctor will take precedent over shopping trips, for example.
In Oklahoma, about 45 upcoming road projects totaling more than $137 million are being delayed.
“Recipients are strongly encouraged to budget their (food stamp) benefits,” the Indiana Family and Social Services Administration said Friday when announcing the February aid will be distributed Wednesday.
Kristi Ponozzo with the Montana Department of Environmental Quality said her agency was eventually able to provide some guidance.
Other examples she cited of the impact of the EPA shutdown included a possible delay in a mining project because EPA staff is not available for consultation, and a delay in progress on cleanup of two Superfund sites in the state.
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf's call to replace the voting machines in all of the state's 67 counties languishes because the Federal Election Commission is closed.
Cozzone, the Pennsylvania county official, said the goal is to have voting machines in place in time for the 2020 elections to create a paper trail to guard against outside meddling.