Foreign Service braces for budget cuts, the likelihood of USPS health plan proposal

Wednesday - 10/5/2011, 4:27pm EDT

Your Turn with Mike Causey

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Host Mike Causey is joined on today's show by:

  • Susan R. Johnson, president of the American Foreign Service Association and a career FS officer, discusses how the budget squeeze will impact overseas operations, which - like many other federal agencies - have relatively few friends in Congress.
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  • Steve Losey, staff writer for the Federal Times, discusses the details of the Postal Service's proposal to create and manage its own health plan.
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  • Sean Reilly, also of the Federal Times, gives an overview of the budget landscape, with the passage of the most recent continuing resolution this week.