In this week's DJ Sessions, we spoke with KCRW's Raul Campos about "southern fried soul" from Texas and a dance duo from Los Angeles.
We’ve been hearing this week about the federal budget crisis in Washington. So far, the focus has been on members of Congress and their political battles.
But if Congress can’t agree on a way to fund government when the new fiscal year begins on Tuesday, then the spotlight could shift over to the economic bystanders.
Those are the innocent workers and business owners who stand to lose from any disruption in government.
NPR senior business editor Marilyn Geewax joins us to talk about the potential economic impact of a government shutdown.
Throughout the week, Here & Now is looking at the impact a raise in the minimum wage would have on states, the federal government and workers.