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Government Shutdown Refresh for FY 2016

September 25, 2015 We’ve been here before – several times. So why is this shutdown threat different than those in previous years? Sequestration and an upcoming election year make for an unpredictable political calculus, and may change the risk associated with funding and cost recoverability. In the past, a company could probably predict with some […]

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Effects of a DHS Shutdown

The Department of Homeland Security narrowly avoided a partial shutdown last week as Congress passed a last minute, week long extension of the department’s funding. With that extension set to expire this Friday, March 6, at 11:59 p.m., we take a look at just what would happen in the event that Congress cannot pass a […]

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ACA Exchange Open for Business Despite the Government Shutdown

The current shutdown is the first government shutdown the United States has had in 17 years, mainly due to disagreements relating to financing the Affordable Care Act (ACA).  As some may or may not know, under ACA, states have the option to either default to the federal exchange or create their own state-run exchange.  Virginia […]

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OMB Guidance and Q&A on the Government Shutdown

The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) recently added a Shutdown Guidance memo to its website along with a helpful Frequently Asked Questions document. Most of the FAQ content is about what agencies can and can’t do, but some of the questions on contract performance are relevant to contractors. We have highlighted a few points that we think would be of interest. Click here for […]

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Doin’ the Shutdown Dance!

This makes twice in as many years we’ve now faced a Government-wide shutdown over budget and political differences.  At this point, why and who’s to blame is less important than what to do.  For some Government contractors, the answer to that question could be critical.  Read our article on the Looming Shutdown for some practical […]

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