What Will the Federal Closing Mean To You?

Oct 1, 2013

The shutdown of the federal government will have an impact on Oklahoma, but mostly it will be an inconvenience:

  • The Tulsa Social Security Office will not have people available to answer questions. Payment will not be impacted.
  • Army Corp of Engineers operated lake sites will be closed.
  • About 4,000 workers at the Tinker Air Force Base will be furloughed.
  • Passport requests will not be processed.
  • VA/FHA Home Loans will not be processed.
  • The U.S. Attorney's Office in Tulsa will operate with a limited staff.
  • IRS will not process paper returns.


  • The Oklahoma City Bombing Memorial
  • The Post Office
  • FBI
  • Air Traffic Control/TSA
  • Congressional Offices
  • State, County and Municipal Government