Cities and States With the Most Federal Workers Affected by the Shutdown – The Wall Street Journal

The partial government shutdown has matched the longest on record and hundreds of thousands of federal workers have started to miss paychecks. A look at where federal workers are based, and how their salaries measure up to average salaries in those regions, helps draw a picture of the potential impact on local economies.

Under the shutdown, funding has lapsed for nine of the 15 federal departments—Justice, State, Treasury, Homeland Security, Agriculture, Commerce, Interior, Housing and Urban Development and Transportation—as…

Source: https://www.wsj.com/articles/cities-and-states-with-the-most-federal-workers-affected-by-the-shutdown-11547294400

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