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CBO Issues Report for the Effects of the Partial Shutdown Ending in January 2019

Jan 28, 2019 - Targeted News Service

The Congressional Budget Office issued the following report:

The Congressional Budget Office has estimated the effects of the five-week partial shutdown of the government that started on December 22, 2018, and ended on January 25, 2019. This report presents CBO's findings, which include the following:

* CBO estimates that the five-week shutdown delayed approximately $18 billion in federal discretionary spending for compensation and purchases of goods and services and suspended some f...