Tag: shutdown costs

At a minimum, the recent government shutdown cost the U.S. government an estimated $3 billion, according to the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office. That figure represents the loss of economic activity from the 800,000 furloughed employees…

WASHINGTON — The government may be reopening, but the consequences of the longest federal shutdown in U.S. history are likely to linger for national parks, forests, the federal workforce and cutting-edge scientific research. Some may…