How is the partial government shutdown affecting you? - Delaware


Jan. 15, 2019 1:05 pm

How is the partial government shutdown affecting you?

We want to know how the longest government shutdown in U.S. history is impacting you, Delaware.

New Castle County Court House, a First State National Monument.

(Photo by Flickr user Ken Lund, used via a Creative Commons license)

The Federal Government’s partial shutdown – the longest in U.S. history, at 25 days and counting – has had a huge impact on the Federal workforce, the economy and the private sector for many Americans, from unpaid TSA screeners to contractors with halted government contracts or even Wall Street execs awaiting much anticipated IPOs.

It’s not business as usual.

Here at, we want to know how the people who live and work in Delaware are faring amid the shutdown, particularly those in the entrepreneurship and tech ecosystem. Has your business been affected? Have you lost pay or a contract? Have you had other issues like delays during travel?

If you have a few minutes, please take this short survey, with the option of being an interview subject in an upcoming Delaware article:

Fill out our survey

For further insight into the shutdown, here are seven ways the U.S. government shutdown is impacting the tech sector, via Fast Company.


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