AFGE responds to GAO report on federal prison overcrowding - September 21st, 2012

Thursday - 9/20/2012, 4:46pm EDT

(From Left to Right) J. David Cox, Mark Shriver, Bob Weiner and Dale Deshotel
September 21, 2012

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Dale Deshotel
President, AFGE Council of Prison Locals

  • Analysis of GAO report that studied the impact of overcrowding in federal prisons
  • Dangers overcrowding poses to staff and surrounding community
J. David Cox
AFGE National President
  • Reaction to the Democratic Party platform
  • Importance of labor organizing and collective bargaining
Mark Shriver
Senior Vice President of U.S. Programs, Save the Children
Author, "A Good Man: Rediscovering My Father, Sargent Shriver"
  • His dedication to early childhood education
  • An inside look at his book and the impact his father had on his life
Bob Weiner
Former Clinton White House Spokesman
  • The benefits of Social Security and Medicare to the American people
  • The value of public employees and federal workers