Government Shutdown

Pentagon Says Foundation To Pay Death Benefits
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration says it has worked out a solution to allow the families of fallen military members to receive death benefits during the government shutdown.
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says the Fisher House Foundation has agreed to make the payments from its own fun…
Pentagon Freeze On Death Benefits Sparks Outrage
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senators are expressing outrage that families of fallen U.S. military personnel are being denied death benefits while Democrats and Republicans grope for a way to end the partial government shutdown.
The Pentagon typically pays out $100,000 within three days of a soldier'…

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