As the partial government shutdown stretches into uncharted territory, agencies previously unaffected by the lapse in funding now find themselves reopening services.
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.
Federal judge allows emoluments lawsuit against President Donald Trump to go forward, clearing the way for plaintiffs to press for financial records from the president’s company
The chairman of the Federal Bar Association’s government relations committee spoke about the state of federal courts.
Federal courts are using money from filing fees and long-term appropriations to stay open during the shutdown, but that money is about to run out. Jim Silkenat, American Bar Association president, says Congress needs to pass a budget that addresses the costs of the shutdown and sequestration.