Business group tells defense contractors to prep for government shutdown

By Tony Bertuca / September 19, 2023 at 1:53 PM
An influential Washington business association that represents Pentagon contractors said today that companies should prepare for all contingencies related to a possible government shutdown on Oct. 1, even if they believe their work is fully funded. David Berteau, president and CEO of the Professional Services Council, told reporters defense contractors need to plan for challenging scenarios that extend beyond the availability of congressional appropriations because a federal shutdown could close facilities and furlough the government personnel necessary to execute contracts...

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