Tag: Shutdown

October 9, 2019

Continuing resolution passes as lawmakers hammer out funding bills

The Senate sent the president a continuing resolution to fund the government through Nov. 21 as the Sept. 30 end of the federal fiscal year approached. While the House passed...

September 18, 2019

Interior fee use during shutdown was against the law, GAO says

The Government Accountability Office determined that the Department of the Interior broke the law when it used entry fees to keep national parks open during the government shutdown earlier this...

January 31, 2019

TWS contacts U.S. government leaders about shutdown

The Wildlife Society recently contacted President Trump and congressional leaders to emphasize the impacts of the recent partial government shutdown on its members and their critical work of science-based wildlife management...

January 25, 2019

More details emerge on refuges reopening during shutdown

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is using previously appropriated funds and recreational fee dollars to partially re-staff some National Wildlife Refuges for 30 days during the ongoing partial government...

January 16, 2019

USFWS opens 38 refuges despite government shutdown

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is using previously appropriated — but unspent — money to reopen and re-staff 38 priority refuges around the country, despite the ongoing partial government...

January 24, 2018

Shutdown ends with promise of compromise

Both the House and Senate voted Monday to end the three-day partial shutdown of the federal government that began at midnight Saturday. The new continuing resolution — the fourth for...