Title Federal workers in Minnesota welcome temporary end to government shutdown Degree of recognition Regional Media name/outlet Twin Cities StarTribune Media type Country United States Date 1/26/19 Description Researchers at the University of Minnesota, where some projects are supported by federal funding, were also cognizant that it may only be a three-week reprieve.
“We have lots of people whose schedules are very screwed up now,” said Dan Gilchrist, communications director for the office of the vice president for research. “Our researchers have lost time.”
Gilchrist noted that two U.S. Department of Agriculture facilities on the St. Paul campus were closed down.
“We don’t know if those folks had experiments. Their samples may be dead now,” he said.
Producer/Author Kelly Smith URL https://www.startribune.com/federal-workers-in-minnesota-relieved-by-temporary-end-to-government-shutdown/504893842/ Persons Dan Gilchrist