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Re: [Slovak-World] Re:Off topic - Does anyone know what happens when a state shuts down?

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  • LongJohn Wayne
    Sometimes things get better. Sometimes no one notices. Be well, Polo! ... ____________________________________________________________________________________
    Message 1 of 9 , Oct 4, 2007
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      Sometimes things get better.

      Sometimes no one notices.

      Be well, Polo!

      --- Paul Guzowski <pauguz@...> wrote:

      > Ahojte/Greetings,
      > From experience in Pennsylvania, not much happens
      > as long as the
      > shutdown isn't for long. It happened in PA in a
      > recent year when the
      > state legislature couldn't or wouldn't pass a budget
      > the governor would
      > sign. It only directly affects those who are state
      > employees or those
      > who need state services during the closure period.
      > My wife was a
      > sub-contractor to the State of Pennsylvania's Dept
      > of Veterans' Affairs
      > when it happened and since her boss was a state
      > employee, my wife
      > couldn't come to work unsupervised. I think
      > emergency services were
      > sustained but if you needed your driver's license
      > renewed or some other
      > routine service you had to wait out the shut-down.
      > In the end, I guess
      > it depends on why the Governor is shutting down the
      > government.
      > Paul in Bratislava
      > Homebase in Carlisle, PA, USA

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