After 16 days, the debt ceiling will be lifted and federal workers are expected to return to work Thursday. Here is the statement from the Office of Management and Budget.

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.”