How the government shutdown could affect Maryland [Pictures]
As the government enters a partial shutdown, thousands of Maryland workers could be affected. See which local agencies may have to furlough employees.
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Social Security Administration
The Woodlawn-based Social Security Administration would furlough 18,000 employees nationwide -- more than a quarter of its workforce -- and reduce services at field offices. For example, applicants would not be able to get SSA cards or benefit verifications.