He says the shutdown can't be good for either side in the long run and although the state may not be impacted short term, if the gridlock continues it will affect funding.
Obviously if it continues to move forward for an extended period of time then some of the reimbursements that we get from the federal government on federal programs could be halted, said Casey Cagle, Georgia Lieutenant Governor.
He says the bigger concern is the Affordable Care Act and the increase in costs to the state and especially small business owners.
It certainly is a hug issue and one that has a lot of fighting going on in Washington right now but hopefully a resolve will come, said Casey Cagle.
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