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Dc Snow Removal

Capitol Snow Diaries IV: The End Is Nigh

Danielle Crittenden | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Danielle Crittenden

Picture this: You have tens of thousands federal employees and others returning to work and school. The already-rated worst-traffic-in-nation streets are only partially plowed. Thus the mean streets of D.C. have gotten meaner.

Capital Snow Diaries: Longer than Health Care Debate

Danielle Crittenden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Danielle Crittenden

In the early days of Snowmageddon -- or Snowpocalypse, depending on your news source -- people were positively balmy. Who knew that five days later, many of us would still be housebound?

Mayors Learn The Politics Of Snow Removal

The New York Times | SEWELL CHAN and LIZ ROBBINS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Mayor Adrian M. Fenty, whose city has been overwhelmed by record snowfall, knows the clock is ticking. While residents have been relatively understand...

If DC Area Can't Learn to Cope with Snow -- Maybe Capitol Should be Moved to Midwest Where They Know How

Robert Creamer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Creamer

So far this week, snow has closed the Federal Government for three full days. Each day the Federal Government is closed, it costs the taxpayers $100 million in lost productivity. So far that's a cool $300 million.