How the longest shutdown in U.S. history changed the way one federal contractor thinks about work.
Lila Johnson is still paying back the money she borrowed last shutdown.
Federal workers started bailing out of government jobs last December, as the shutdown got underway; 22,000 quit in March.
Many indirect costs are not counted in official estimates.
The partial government shutdown ended two weeks ago, but thousands of workers still haven’t received their back pay. Restarting an organization as immense as the federal government after an extended shutdown takes time and can be fraught with unexpected delays.…
Missing two paychecks led many of them to take on debt to pay bills. Odds are they'll be paying it off for a while.
Trump said he would sign legislation funding shuttered agencies until Feb. 15 and try again to persuade lawmakers to finance his long-sought wall.
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…