Government shutdown 2019

Shutdown isn’t just hurting workers. It’s hurting GDP.

Jan 9, 2019
HTML EMBED:
COPY
Government shutdown 2019

Shutdown isn’t just hurting workers. It’s hurting GDP.

Jan 9, 2019
HTML EMBED:
COPY

Around 400,000 furloughed federal workers and contractors aren’t being paid as a result of the government shutdown. And that’s hurting not just their households, but also the economy at large. 

Click the audio player above to hear the full story.

There’s a lot happening in the world.  Through it all, Marketplace is here for you. 

You rely on Marketplace to break down the world’s events and tell you how it affects you in a fact-based, approachable way. We rely on your financial support to keep making that possible. 

Your donation today powers the independent journalism that you rely on. For just $5/month, you can help sustain Marketplace so we can keep reporting on the things that matter to you.