Government Shutdown

Are you ready for another government shutdown?

Attorney James Fontana shares tried and true advice for surviving a government now that we are about to hit another one.

What does it take to end a government shutdown?

The end of past budget impasses have often played out as calculations of policy goals versus the political pain needed to achieve them, but when the goal is unclear how do you know who wins? 

See who would get furloughed in a shutdown this year

The Biden administration is planning to take a novel shutdown approach at some agencies.

Former officials sound off on the challenges of managing through a shutdown

“The big thing that happens..is lots of lawyers weighing in on what activities are actually exempt," one former official said.

The brinkmanship around government shutdowns is an exercise in futility

Shutdowns do nothing positive for anyone and only waste time, energy and resources.

Process and payment questions are always paramount in shutdowns

How and when contractors get paid if the government shuts down are among many questions contractors have. Here is a glimpse at some answers.