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FCC Avoids Shutdown For Now, But Continued Threat Looms Over TMT Sector

The federal government is open.  But less than three weeks remain under the current reprieve and another shutdown seems possible.  Although the Federal Communications Commission tapped on-hand fees to support uninterrupted operations earlier this week, the FCC will start to run out of time – and money – if the stalemate over the budget continues

Recovering Costs for Shutdown-Related Delays

Many federal contractors were forced to temporarily stop work during the recent government shutdown, which lasted more than two weeks.  In some cases, the government may have formally issued a “Stop Work Order” in response to the shutdown.  In others, contractors may have been unable to start or continue work due to the closure of

Surviving the Government Shutdown

The following discussion provides several general pointers for contractors seeking advice on surviving the current government shutdown. Initially, it is important to understand that in many instances a contractor’s compliance obligations do not cease simply because the government has shuttered.  For example, reporting websites, including the System for Award Management (SAM), the Electronic Subcontracting Reporting

FDA Activities During Government Shutdown

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration staff will continue User Fee supported activities and vital consumer protection activities during the government shutdown.  FDA staff, including review divisions and chief counsel’s office, will continue work on regulatory activities covered by user fees under the Prescription Drug User Fee Act (PDUFA), Generic Drug User Fee Amendments (GDUFA),