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Snow forecast shuts down federal government for 2nd straight day

Publié par Clifford Armion le 02/10/2010

Jessica Gresko

"WASHINGTON (AP) If snow keeps 230,000 government employees home for the better part of a week, will anyone notice? "With at least another foot of snow headed for Washington, Philadelphia and New York, we're about to find out. The federal government in the nation's capital has largely been shut down since Friday afternoon, when a storm began dumping up to 3 feet of snow in some parts of the region. Offices were remaining closed at least through Wednesday. "So far, the effects have been negligible. Many essential government services are performed at offices around the country, and about 85 percent of federal employees work outside the Washington region anyway. Others were working from home despite the snow. An IRS spokeswoman said tax returns should not be affected." Read on...
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"Snow forecast shuts down federal government for 2nd straight day", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), octobre 2010. Consulté le 18/04/2021. URL: http://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/snow-forecast-shuts-down-federal-government-for-2nd-straight-day