Faced with a partial government shutdown with no certain end in sight, the Agriculture Department has come up with a budgetary workaround to ensure Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits continue to be paid out through February.
House Armed Services Committee Ranking Member Mac Thornberry said defense funds should only be used for DoD’s most pressing needs.
Eric Crusius, a partner with Holland & Knight, details a proposal to ensure employees of contractors are paid following a government shutdown.
Federal employees, contractors, spouses and lawmakers are growing increasingly frustrated by the delayed pay and lost work, with many airing their grievances on social media.
House Democrats are trying many tactics to get the closed agencies re-opened. Bloomberg Government editorial director Loren Duggan offered a full rundown.
Anyone who has had a career that switches from government to industry, or vice versa, has probably lived through more than one lapse in funding.
In today’s Federal Newscast, federal courts will be able to continue operating until Jan. 18 with their limited funds during the partial government shutdown.
For some federal contractors, the prolonged shutdown has turned them from doubt and uncertainty to real losses.
Most of the millions of federal contractors won’t get paid for time lost to the shutdown, but why should you sweat it? They’re the ones who decided to work on federal projects.
It doesn’t look promising today, but maybe divided government will somehow get the shutdown out of irons.
Non-federal members of the public can be hurt by a shutdown. In the meantime, elected officials continue to get paid on time. Mike Causey is back from vacation and wants to hear from people hit by the partial government shutdown.
No deal reached to end shutdown as President Trump and congressional leaders meet at the White House
House Democrats are sweeping into power on a campaign promise of improving government for ordinary Americans
The partial government shutdown is costing federal civilian contractors millions of dollars per day. Are they paying their employees?