End Shutdown Now!
According to an analysis by IHS Global Insight the government shutdown and loss of productivity by idled Federal workers is costing taxpayers $12,500,000 an hour. After a week of this government shutdown that totals over $2.3 Billion dollars wasted. And there doesn't seem to be an end in sight. USAToday has a cost clock on their website's front page. The longer workers are furloughed, the more it's costing you. I think it's time to get back to work!
The figure for $12.5 Million per hour has been reported by USAToday and NBC News.