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41 Files: Federal shutdown trickles down to Kansas City

Posted: 3:59 PM, Jan 04, 2019
Updated: 2019-01-04 22:21:20Z
National Parks Threatened As Government Shutdown Continues

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The effects of the federal government shutdown might have been muted at first, but entering the third week, the effects are now being felt in Kansas City.

On top of news Thursday night that the IRS will delay some tax refunds due to the shutdown, some home buyers in Kansas City can’t get their loan paperwork completed.

This Friday's 41 Files Podcast breaks down the impacts, which have also delayed local breweries from being able to launch new beer styles.

Reporters Steven Dial and Nick Starling break down what impact, if any , new Kansas City-area lawmakers Sen. Josh Hawley (R–Missouri) and Rep. Sharice Davids (D–Kansas) might have on ending the stalemate.