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The Federal Government


  • Get any Post Federal Page coverage of Y2K from the past two weeks, including the "Y2K" column which appears from time to time.
  • Pentagon's Computer Woes Cause Backlog for Security Checks (November 30, 1999)
  • Y2K Critic Gives U.S. a B-Plus (November 23, 1999)
  • Y2K Repair Bill: $100 Billion (November 18, 1999)
  • White House's Y2K Center Hopes for Calm (November 16, 1999)
  • No Major National Y2K Breakdowns Expected (November 11, 1999)
  • FBI Warns Of Millennial Violence Risk (October 30, 1999)
  • FEMA Ready for Y2K (October 20, 1999)
  • Worries About Medicare Providers (September 27, 1999)
  • Greenspan: Fear Not Y2K (September 18, 1999)
  • OMB Says Y2K Work is 97 Percent Done (September 14, 1999)
  • State Department's System Runs Smoothly in Global Test (September 10, 1999)
  • Fed Takes Y2K Steps (September 9, 1999)
  • Social Security Learns It Isn't So Y2K-Compliant After All (September 4, 1999)
  • The Bug That Health Care Can't Shake? (August 10, 1999)
  • Schools Behind in Y2K Computer Repairs, White House Says (August 6, 1999)
  • White House to Coordinate Round-the-Clock Monitoring (July 30, 1999)
  • Banking on Y2K Safety (July 29, 1999)
  • Prisons Will Greet the New Year on Guard (July 27, 1999)
  • Y2K Deal Survives Second Thoughts (July 1, 1999)
  • Deal Reached on Bill to Limit Y2K Liability (June 30, 1999)
  • Hill Republicans Try to Dunk Gore in Some Y2K Hot Water (June 24, 1999)
  • Senators Pass Y2K Suit Limits (June 16, 1999)
  • Republicans Postpone Vote on Y2K Measure (June 11, 1999)
  • Utah Senator Plans to Be Prepared (June 1, 1999)
  • OPM Says It's Y2K-Ready (May 21, 1999)
  • Gore Caught in Y2K Liability Cross-Fire (May 7, 1999)
  • HCFA and GAO Still Disagree on Medicare Readiness (April 26, 1999)
  • Lobbyists Given Key Role In Y2K Relief Legislation (April 22, 1999)
  • 'Mission Critical' Systems Are Meeting the Deadline, Mostly (March 31, 1999)
  • Fixing Y2K Glitches May Cost $5.4 Billion (September 3, 1998)
  • Social Security Systems Reported Ready (December 29, 1998)
  • FAA Flying to Catch Up (March 16, 1999)
  • Hurdles in Medicare's Race for A Fix (January 4, 1999)
  • Data Exchanges With States in Question (March 19, 1999)
  • Federal Emergency Command Centers Planned (January 8, 1999)
  • Postal Service Emerging As Key Year 2000 Backup (October 7, 1998)

    U.S. Private Industry


  • It's the Sale of the Millennium (November 25, 1999)
  • Y2K 'Slowdown' Narrowly Felt (November 8, 1999)
  • Stocks Fall On IBM's Bad News (October 22, 1999)
  • White House Urges Small Businesses to Make Needed Repairs -- and Soon (September 27, 1999)
  • Big Corporations, U.S. Agencies Predict Y2K Disruptions Will Be Limited and Local (September 22, 1999)
  • Companies Scrambling for Emergency Cash (September 2, 1999)
  • Learning to Use the Old Ways – Just in Case (June 16, 1999)
  • Plan for Y2K Errors In Trading, Group Says (May 26, 1999)
  • Securities Group Says Wall Street Passes Y2K Test (April 30, 1999)
  • Y2K Readiness Mixed, White House Report Says (April 22, 1999)

    Local


  • D.C. Will Be Y2K-Ready, Official Says (November 18, 1999)
  • Manassas Park Ready for Millennium (November 15, 1999)
  • Montgomery Nearly Prepared for Y2K (October 5, 1999)
  • Williams Accepts Blame for Y2K Problems (September 25, 1999)
  • District Hires Firm to Track Y2K Spending (September 24, 1999)
  • City Readies for Y2K With Generators (September 18, 1999)
  • Local Officials Answer Y2K's Worst-Case Scenarios With Teamwork (September 2, 1999)
  • Montgomery County Predicts Few Disruptions (September 2, 1999)
  • Vienna Wants Y2K Telecom Guarantee (August 19, 1999)
  • D.C. Falls Behind on Y2K Fix, GAO Says (August 13, 1999)
  • Local Crisis Groups Are Bugged at a Year 2000-Complacent Public (August 4, 1999)
  • Howard County on Y2K: Be Prepared, Not Scared (July 29, 1999)
  • D.C. Officials Try To Ease Y2K Worries (July 28, 1999)
  • Southern Maryland Discovers Few Glitches in Statewide Simulation Exercise (July 25, 1999)
  • D.C. Seeks Funds To Finish Y2K Fix (June 29, 1999)
  • D.C. Plans To Mobilize Workers for Y2K Backup (June 28, 1999)
  • Manassas Fumbling Toward Y2K (June 19, 1999)
  • Fairfax Tackles Y2K Glitch (June 16, 1999)
  • Maryland Declared Virtually Y2K-Ready (May 18, 1999)
  • Manassas Puts Y2K Trouble-Shooting Into Overdrive (May 2, 1999)
  • Prince George's Still Trying to Catch Up (March 19, 1999)
  • Southern Maryland Has an Advantage (December 27, 1998)
  • Montgomery County Confident on Y2K (December 22, 1998)
  • Arlington's Late Reaction Drawing Criticism (September 17, 1998)
  • Y2K Glitch Leads District Council to Cede Control (March 3, 1999)
  • Stafford to Collaborate With Region on Y2K (April 4, 1999)

    International


  • Y2K Is Not Bugging Everyone in China (November 1, 1999)
  • State Dept. Grants Early Leave for Y2K (October 30, 1999)
  • IMF to Make Loans to Help Countries Hurt by Y2K (September 24, 1999)
  • U.S., Russia Agree to Establish Y2K Center (September 11, 1999)
  • Date Fate: All Nines Are Fine (September 10, 1999)
  • 9s Won't Add Up To Trouble (September 9, 1999)
  • State Dept. to Report on Foreign Debugging (September 7, 1999)
  • Global Survey Foresees Many Y2K Glitches (July 23, 1999)
  • U.N. Seeks to Contain Damage (December 12, 1998)
  • Foreign Nations Trail U.S. On Y2K Fixes (January 21, 1999)

    Liability


  • Software Expert Argues Against Limited Y2K Liability (May 18, 1999)
  • Lawmakers Work to Keep Liability Bill Alive (April 28, 1999)
  • Can Software Companies Be Sued for Y2K Problems? (March 25, 1999)
  • Companies Might Not Fix Old Software You Rely On (December 21, 1998)
  • Senator Faults Firms' Failure to Report Y2K Status (September 24, 1998)

    Transportation and Utilities


  • For Y2K, Americans Staying Firmly on the Ground (November 16, 1999)
  • U.S. Airports Seem Safe for Y2K (November 2, 1999)
  • Nuclear Plants' Y2K Repairs Delayed (August 5, 1999)
  • Power Industry Says It Isn't Y2K-Worried (August 4, 1999)
  • For Many, New Year's 2000 Means Work (July 8, 1999)
  • Airlines Reported Nearly Ready for Y2K (July 2, 1999)
  • Glitch in Y2K Test Causes Spill Of Raw Sewage Into City Park (June 18, 1999)
  • Air Traffic Is a Go in Y2K Test (April 12, 1999)
  • Pepco Passes a Preliminary Y2K Test (April 10, 1999)

    Are You Ready?


  • There's Hope Yet For Prehistoric PCs (October 26, 1999)
  • Y2K Scams on the Internet (September 30, 1999)
  • Bankers Preach The Gospel of Y2K (August 25, 1999)
  • Getting Ready for Y2K (June 2, 1999)
  • Consumers' Panic Could Cause the Very Problems They Fear (March 22, 1999)
  • Preparing for Others' Lack of Preparation (February 21, 1999)
  • Many Who Fear the Bug Are Preparing for Disaster (December 7, 1998)
  • Is Y2K A Matter of Faith? (November 23, 1998)
  • Y2K's Effect On Your Computer (September 25, 1998)
  • Averting Y2K Problems in Your Appliances (September 3, 1998)

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