President Trump’s shutdown is more than a debate around a wall: It is about the low-income, disabled, and indigenous peoples at and within our borders whose lives and economic security he is endangering for political gain.Read More »
Federal Workers Begin to Feel Pain of Shutdown
Because many Americans live paycheck to paycheck, the loss of even one can be a big financial blow for a family.Read More »
What Would Be the Economic Cost of a Prolonged Government Shutdown?
The government has been partially closed since Dec. 22, making it the second-longest shutdown on record. A finance professor who studied the 2013 shutdown explains the economic impact.Read More »
What’s The Economic Impact of a Government Shutdown?
With President Trump insisting on funding for his border wall and Democrats vehemently opposed, a partial government shutdown is about to enter the new year. Here's what it could mean for the economy.Read More »
How Much Would A US Government Shutdown Cost?
This article was published by the Center for American Progress Action. With congressional conservatives poised to force a government shutdown at the end of the month over the three-year-old Affordable Care Act, economists are trying to tally up what shuttering the government would cost the country. Estimates vary widely, and the totals would depend on how long a shutdown …Read More »