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Lawmakers To Vote On Back Pay For Furloughed Employees

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WASHINGTON (AP) - The 800,000 government workers on furlough could be getting back pay when they return to work.
    
Lawmakers could vote today on giving workers pay they've missed because of the partial shutdown.
    
Also the House plans to vote to restore federal funding to some agencies and programs, including the WIC program, which provides food aid to pregnant women and their children.

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