The Office of Management and Budget told agencies to begin sending employees informal notices about their work status by the end of Friday. Formal notices detailing their “excepted” or “furloughed” status should come over the weekend and into Monday.
Several industry organizations have resource centers to help industry prepare for a government shutdown.
Though the Office of Management and Budget Friday morning said the president is “actively working to prevent a shutdown,” OMB Director Mick Mulvaney said that if it happens, a government shutdown will look much different than the 16-day lapse in 2013 during the Obama administration.
Congress is trying to avert a shutdown, but some are concerned a continuing resolution could trigger sequestration.
Essential employees will still go to work, but everyone else will be sitting at home.
From closed federal buildings and memorials to rallies on Capitol Hill, the October 2013 shutdown had a big impact on D.C. and the federal workforce.
In today’s Federal Newscast, with the possibility of a government shutdown growing, members of Congress want to make sure federal employees and the members of the military receive reimbursement.
Shutdown? Terrible, say Republicans and Democrats. But both have threatened it
After years of cajoling by Congress, the Defense Department has finally begun a full audit of its financial statements.
NIH’s Fauci says agency in scramble to save research as government shutdown looms
A government “shutdown” isn’t really a shutdown. Many services will continue, but hundreds of thousands of federal workers will be forced off the job, and some services will go dark.
A new and exclusive Federal News Radio online survey found almost 70 percent of the more than 1,900 respondents say a partial government shutdown is “very likely” or “somewhat likely” to happen on Jan. 20 at midnight.
Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin gave a progress report on a wide range of initiatives. He told the Senate VA Committee that the department is still making “incremental change” on hiring, appeals modernization, accountability and a new electronic health record.
Congressional Democrats aren’t backing down from their threats to reject any government funding bill that isn’t paired with protection for thousands of young immigrants