Federal contractors used a variety of strategies to weather the shutdown’s impact on their cash flow, and expect a return to normalcy to take a long time.
Two weeks out from the threat of another partial government shutdown, impacted federal employees are still trying to recover from the 35-day lapse they just endured.
Public Technology Institute’s Executive Director Alan Shark provides interesting perspective on government shutdown, local government IT priorities for 2019, a comparison with NASCIO’s state priorities, and discloses merger with CompTIA.
Our survey reveals a sense of resentment of the furloughed by those forced to work.
Federal contractors have never been made whole by Congress in the aftermath of a government shutdown, but a coalition of Democratic lawmakers have redoubled their efforts to see that change.
Among the permanent damage of the shutdown, according to CBO: $3 billion in lost economic activity, $2 billion in tax revenue.
With government temporarily reopened, Trump says he doubts negotiators will strike a budget deal that he’d accept
With the partial government shutdown over, for now, the regulatory and process for agencies will soon regain momentum, but the Federal Register won’t face an immediate flood of new items once the shutdown ends.
The IRS recalled more than half of its total workforce to work without pay and help issue tax refunds during the partial government shutdown, but some financially hard-pressed employees remain at home, due to a clause in their union’s contract.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce estimates there were about $2.3 billion in government contracts that would have been issued to small firms over the past month, but weren’t because of the government shutdown.