The longest government shutdown in U.S. history has had lasting effects for workers.
Many indirect costs are not counted in official estimates.
"We think we'll be down about $3 billion of GDP," CBO Director Keith Hall says.
The IRS started processing taxes on Monday, the first full work day for IRS workers after a temporary measure halted the government shutdown.
The experience has left local leaders re-examining their relationship with the government.
As the partial government shutdown is about to enter its 35th day, here are a few facts about the hundreds of thousands of affected federal workers: The median income of a furloughed federal worker is about $67,000 a year, according to Sentier Research About 75 percent of those workers are working paycheck-to-paycheck, according to John Challenger […]
While the D.C. Metro is losing revenue, public transit systems across the country aren't getting federal funding.
Let's try to navigate the longest government shutdown in history.
The White House has estimated that the partial government shutdown will reduce economic growth in the U.S. by 0.13 percentage points for every week the government remains closed. Speaking on CNBC yesterday, Larry Kudlow, director of the National Economic Council, said those effects would be temporary. “We will get it all back,” he said, once […]