(Politico) Due to sequestration, four government agencies, the IRS, EPA, OMB, and HUD, recently closed down for a day, turning a normal workday into an unpaid holiday. More furlough days like this have been designated for a number of agencies this summer.
Marianne Horinko, President, The Horinko Group, is quoted in the story. Regarding the EPA furlough, she points out, “the sequester sends a terrible message that the agency’s efforts to crack down on pollution are neither valuable nor time–sensitive.”
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