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A panel of experts said contractors should prepare for a potential government shutdown by figuring out how their specific contracts would be affected in such a scenario. Step one, they said, is for vendors to talk with their agency contracting officers.
The shutdown 15 years ago could provide insight for feds but no guarantees can be made.
Tom Shoop, editor-in-chief of Government Executive, says given the political climate in Congress now, a short-term shutdown over the weekend could play out.
Tom Trabucco, the Director of External Affairs at the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board, discusses the likelihood of feds taking out TSP funds in the event of a furlough.
The budget standoff continues in Washington, even while congress is on recess. Amy Morris, co-host of "The Federal Drive" and executive editor at Federal News Radio 1500 am answers questions on Fox5.
Erik Wasson, staff writer for The Hill, joins us with the latest in the budget back and forth.
The Postal Service is encouraged by the President's recognition of the Postal Service's financial situation. For why, and what's next, we talk with USPS CFO, Joseph Corbett.
Analysts see great risk in the Pentagon's 2012 budget proposal, which bets procurement plans on the services' ability to squeeze billions of dollars from overhead and other spending.
Carrie Budoff Brown, congressional reporter for Politico
Although the White House is confident that a shutdown can be avoided, the government also has a contingency plan in case of a shutdown. These plans have been in place since 1980, says the White House press secretary.