Inside Government - August 27th, 2010

Thursday - 8/26/2010, 12:37pm EDT


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Leo Bosner
Former President, AFGE FEMA Local 4060

  • A look back at Hurricane Katrina, when he was a FEMA watch officer
  • Analysis of FEMA's preparation and subsequent response to the crisis
  • Problems FEMA faces under the Department of Homeland Security's authority
Jim Aldridge
Secretary-Treasurer, AFGE Federal Law Enforcement Steering Committee
  • His experience as a VA police officer in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina
  • The need for more planning before the storm
Vincent DeMarco
President, Maryland Citizens Health Initiative
  • Building coalitions around issues such as gun control, health care, and tobacco regulation