The Shutdown, Technically
Nextgov's Coverage of the 2013 Government Shutdown
October 16 Ft. Bliss test slated to run Nov. 4-17.
October 10 Want a solution to the government shutdown? Try drunk dialing Congress.
October 9 Claims staff will be cut from 20,000 to 1,500.
October 8 The department furloughs 2,754 IT staffers.
October 7 And if they can’t do their jobs, they may be refurloughed, Hagel warns.
October 7 Employees running some of the governments most popular Twitter accounts have been furloughed.
October 7 Tech shops aren’t covered by the legal interpretation that ended most DoD furloughs.
October 7 The echo chamber at the heart of Washington's problems.
October 4 Author Siddhartha Mukherjee and others call the budget situation in Washington 'depressing.'
October 3 Furloughs hit 99.8 percent at Census, just more than half at NOAA.
October 2 Facilities that research dangerous diseases for which there are no remedies will not be routinely examined, CDC says.
October 2 No overtime for disability claims processors.
October 2 Situation is similar to holidays and weekends, when IT staffs operate with skeleton crews.
October 1 Furloughed employees and shutdown tourists were taking their anger online even then.
October 1 With NIH furloughs, children with cancer are being turned away from clinical trials.
October 1 Soldiers tapped and trained in five hours to replace furloughed civilians.
October 1 Some defense and law enforcement IT operations will continue amid shutdown.
October 1 As a massive bureaucracy closes for business, the National Zoo offers a lesson in digital news production.
October 1 Even programs, like Landsat, that remain operational suffer under the shutdown.
October 1 Even Curiosity, our little rover on Mars, is getting furloughed.