Gov't Shutdown Threats Send Contractors Scrambling

Law360, New York (February 25, 2011, 6:58 PM ET) -- As federal agencies prepare for a possible government shutdown, contractors are shoring up their contingency plans in an attempt to mitigate the potential delays and disruptions that could be in store if congressional funding grinds to a halt.

The U.S. House of Representatives and Senate are racing toward a March 4 deadline for extending the current continuing resolution that provides funding for federal government operations. Although both sides say they are trying to avert a possible shutdown, deep divisions over what to cut, and how much,...
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