76
      Saturday
      93 / 73
      Sunday
      92 / 74
      Monday
      91 / 72

      Government spends billions on back pay after shutdown

      The 16-day government shutdown cost the federal government roughly $6 billion{}in back pay to federal workers.

      That's the tally coming from the Office of Management and Budget's latest report.{} Workers have since{}been reimbursed for the time they were furloughed.

      Analysts{}estimate that the shutdown will slightly reduce fourth quarter GDP{}growth.

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