UPDATE 2/14/2019: The Senate passed, by a vote of 83-16, a $333 billion, seven-bill appropriations package that will fund roughly 25% of the government through Sept. 30, 2019. With the promise from the White House that President Trump would sign the bill, the Senate voted and the House anticipated acting on it today. Another government shutdown has been averted. For further information about the President's promise to declare a national emergency to fund a border wall, continue to monitor your favorite news outlets and/or those linked in the box to the left.
UPDATE 1/28/2019: A short-term funding agreement went into effect on Friday Jan 25, 2019 reopening the government until February 15. This guide will remain public until we know whether the President and the Congress are able to come up with a spending plan. See the news sites linked at left for information about how quickly agencies can return to full services, i.e. The Hill - How the Government Will Reopen, as well as the ongoing negotiations.
UPDATE 12/21/2018: The failure of the Congress and the President to agree on a budget bill or a Continuing Resolution shut down approximately 25% of the federal government effective 5 pm ET December 21, 2018.
A review of the shutdown's impact on federal data releases provided by Pew Research (dated 1/9/19)
A listing of federal agency websites that have been impacted by the government shutdown. Websites for affected agencies may not be up to date, transactions/messages submitted through agency website might not be processed until appropriations are enacted. In addition, websites that require regular updating or have security issues may be unavailable.
Federal agencies where staff will work without pay
Federal agencies where large proportions of non-essential staff will be furloughed and agencies will not operate fully:
Federal agencies that will be closed:
UPDATE 12/19/18: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to introduce interim spending measure that would avert government shutdown.
UPDATE 12/17/2018: A war of words between President Trump and the Democratic leadership in both the House and Senate have fueled speculation of a government shutdown beginning Saturday 12/21/18 if a budget bill or continuing resolution cannot be completed before the Congress adjourns. Coverage in TheHill.com and other news outlets linked at left provide the details that will change daily.
UPDATE 2/9/2018: 5 hour government shutdown ends this morning with President's signature of temporary funding measure (through March 23).
UPDATE 2/8/2018: Effective 12:01 am on 2/9/2018 the U.S. Federal Government will be closed due to lack of funding.
The following federal agency websites are impacted as noted by the government shutdown. Alternative sources of information are being added as they are located. See also the tab Alternative Online Resources.