Federal employees to return to work on Thursday

BY newsdesk  October 16, 2013 at 11:08 PM EDT

This message was just sent from the White House Press Office:

>Sent: Wednesday, October 16, 2013 10:55 PM

Subject: Statement by the OMB Director

Statement from Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Director of the Office of Management and Budget

“Now that the bill has passed the United States Senate and the House of Representatives, the President plans to sign it tonight and employees should expect to return to work in the morning. Employees should be checking the news and OPM’s website for further updates.”