Government workers are scaling back spending, canceling trips, applying for unemployment benefits and…

Government workers are scaling back spending, canceling trips, applying for unemployment benefits and taking out loans to stay afloat. Some are trying to land second jobs.

Federal workers get $0 pay stubs as shutdown drags on
OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Federal workers received pay stubs Friday with nothing but zeroes on them as the effects of the government shutdown hit home, deepening anxieties about mortgage payments and unpaid bills. All told, an estimated 800,000 government employees missed their paychecks for first time since the shutdown began three weeks ago. Fuming employees posted pictures of the $0 pay stubs on Twitter and vented their frustration as the standoff en…

Source: The Associated Press
Government workers are scaling back spending, canceling trips, applying for unemployment benefits and…