Government Shutdown

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CR signed but new contracting initiatives still won’t start until spring

The latest continuing resolution will keep the government funded somehow until Feb. 18. But it means any fresh initiatives won’t have a chance to get underway…

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(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)The Capitol is seen in Washington, Monday, Sept. 20, 2021, as Congress returns to a busy schedule and Democratic lawmakers are laboring to shoulder President Joe Biden's massive $3.5 trillion

What’s next for Congress now that they’ve kicked the budget stone down the road again

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Joe Manchin

Administration isn’t finished with its plans for the contractor workforce

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Loren Duggan Bloomberg Government

Several Transportation Department agencies back to work this morning following a brief shutdown

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Long lasting complications from the 2013, 2018 government shutdowns

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As federal contractors prepare for possible shutdown, impacts from the last one still loom large

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Lack of a government shutdown is not the same as a timely start to the fiscal year

The federal contracting community will feel relieved if Congress proceeds with a continuing resolution, and avoids a lapse in appropriations. Fondly known…

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AP Photo/J. Scott ApplewhiteThe Senate side of the Capitol is seen at dawn as a consequential week begins in Washington for President Joe Biden and Democratic leaders in Congress who are trying to advance his $3.5 trillion

Curious about the impact of a shutdown? Just wait

One of the big differences between government and the private sector is the field of labor relations. In industry, it is usually disgruntled workers who…

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Nancy Pelosi, Judy Chu

GOP blocks bill to keep government going; new try ahead

Republican senators have blocked a bill to keep the U.S. government funded and allow borrowing

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