North Carolina impact http://wfae.org en Sen. Hagan Says Partial Government Shutdown Already Hurting NC http://wfae.org/post/sen-hagan-says-partial-government-shutdown-already-hurting-nc <p>One of North Carolina's U.S. senators says the partial government shutdown is already hurting the state in large and small ways. It's the result of House Republicans refusing to pass a once-routine budget procedure unless they can defund or delay the president's health care law.</p><p>Now Senator Kay Hagan, a Democrat up for reelection next year, says her office can't meet one of its most basic responsibilities for constituents – helping North Carolinians who call or show up with a wide variety of questions.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 03 Oct 2013 18:28:57 +0000 Michael Tomsic 36579 at http://wfae.org Sen. Hagan Says Partial Government Shutdown Already Hurting NC