JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The government may be closed and government workers aren't collecting paychecks, but your money is still funding perks for members of Congress.
The in-house physician is still working, federal credit unions are operating.
The House recording studio where members tape high-quality messages for their constituents, is also open for business.
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Lawmakers are also able to send mass-mailings to their home districts on your dime.
Designers are still on the job, making posterboards for members of Congress to use on the House floor.
David Williams is with the Taxpayer Protection Alliance and he calls all this preposterous.
"They don't need these," said Williams. "What they need to do is they need to figure out a solution to this problem and get the government up and running again."
The subway trains that take members of Congress to and from their offices to the Capitol are also running, a trek that on foot, is a two-minute walk.
"Congress needs to suffer along with everybody else," said Williams.
Lawmakers are still collecting their $174,000 salaries, and they still have free parking privileges at the airports in Washington, D.C.