Partial Federal Shutdown Ends

After the longest government shutdown in history, Congressional leaders and the president finally came to an agreement to temporarily reopen the government while negotiations continue on border security. The plan does not include funding for …

Government shutdown guidance and FAQ

The Office of Federal Relations continues to follow the partial government shutdown and is committed to keeping UW-Madison faculty and staff updated regarding potential impacts to campus. Below you will find general guidance and some …

UW reaction to end of federal shutdown

The reopening of the federal government after an agreement in the Senate is a welcome development. There were no discernible impacts on the University of Wisconsin-Madison during the weekend impasse. The university continues to advocate for …

Government Shutdown Update

Today, the Senate voted 81-18 to fund the federal government through February 8, effectively ending the shutdown of the federal government. The House is expected to pass the measure later today, and President Trump will …