What's the price of the shutdown?

Oct 1, 2013
Closed national parks. Non-essential government services ground to a halt. And the shutdown will cut into GDP.

Government shutdown means 'furlough freebies'

Oct 1, 2013
Many businesses, in D.C. and around the country, have taken to giving furloughed workers discounts or freebies.

Friday furloughs mean less services

May 24, 2013
Thanks to sequestration, roughly 115,000 federal workers at the IRS, EPA, HUD and OMB get an unpaid holiday. Does anybody really notice that the offices are closed on the first day of the long Memorial Day weekend?

Pentagon cuts threaten economies in military towns

Jan 29, 2013
As furloughs loom, worries abound in Warner Robins, Ga.