Rep. Hank Johnson discusses Social Security, dangers of sequestration on "Inside Government" - February 22, 2013

(From Left to Right) Hank Johnson, AFGE, Michael Meserve, Troy Tingey
February 22, 2013

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Rep. Hank Johnson (D-Ga.)

  • Defending Social Security's solvency and long-term viability
  • The importance of Social Security to middle class Americans
  • The devastating impact sequestration would have on the U.S. economy

Troy Tingey
President, AFGE Air Force Materiel Command Council 214
  • The impact furloughs would have on Air Force bases throughout the country
  • The morale at AFGE locals in the Air Force Materiel Command Council

Michael Meserve
Western Region Vice President, AFGE Council of Prison Locals
  • Working with congressional representatives to improve workplace conditions at the Bureau of Prisons
  • Challenges of being a federal correctional officer

Paul Ferris
President, AFGE William Beaumont Army Medical Center Local 2516
  • Legislative priorities for 2013
  • Advocating for additional staff to care for the nation's veterans