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Your Turn with Mike Causey

Wednesdays, 10:00 a.m.

Federal News Radio Senior Correspondent Mike Causey discusses everything from pay, benefits and retirement, to buyouts, COLAs and pay freezes. Call the show live Wednesdays from 10-11 a.m. at (202) 465-3080. Or, send Mike an email with your questions and comments.

Berry: Events offer 'teaching moment' on feds' contributions

Office of Personnel Management Director John Berry discusses the work of federal employees as part of Public Service Recognition Week.
May 4, 2011

Wednesday - 05/04/2011, 09:13pm EDT

Estate planning and more

Host Mike Causey is joined by estate planner Tom O'Rourke to discuss what you need to do to make sure your estate is in order. Also, Federal Times reporter Steve Losey gives us an update on a couple of bills making their way through Congress.
April 27, 2011

Wednesday - 04/27/2011, 11:02pm EDT

Long term care and more

Federal Times editor Steve Watkins joins host Mike Causey for a lively discussion of the big issues affecting feds.
April 20, 2011

Wednesday - 04/20/2011, 07:40pm EDT

Deficit plan to target fed pay, benefits?

Federal Times editor Steve Watkins joins host Mike Causey to talk about what's next for federal workers and retirees.
April 13, 2011

Wednesday - 04/13/2011, 09:36pm EDT

What happens if the federal government shuts down?

Colleen Kelley, president of the National Treasury Employees Union talks about government shutdowns, and what happens if the federal government closes its doors.
April 6, 2011

Wednesday - 04/06/2011, 05:47pm EDT

Shutdown, Furloughs, and Givebacks

Federal Times editor Steve Watkins and senior writer Steve Losey, financial planner Arthur Stein, and president of the Senior Executives Association Carol Bonosaro join us to answer your questions.

Wednesday - 03/30/2011, 08:16am EDT

Feds rarely denied raise for poor performance

Federal Times' Steve Watkins and Steve Losey discuss the likelihood of bills targeting federal employees will have enough votes to pass.

Wednesday - 03/23/2011, 01:50pm EDT

How feds help feds survive the worst

The Federal Employees Education and Assistance fund survives on the kindness of federal employees to help federal employees survive disasters from furloughs to floods. We talk with Executive Director Steve Bauer. We also get an update on the latest furlough developments from Federal Times editor, Steve Watkins.

Wednesday - 03/16/2011, 12:00pm EDT

USPS to reduce workforce by up to 30,000 in 2011

The U.S. Postal Service could reduce its workforce by up to 30,000 employees this year. Up to 7,500 of those positions would be eliminated as part of a redesign that USPS will announce March 25, an agency spokeswoman said.

Wednesday - 03/09/2011, 12:59pm EST

Shutdown averted...or not?

This week's show focuses on the continuing possibility of a government shutdown. Guests include Steve Watkins and Sean Reilly from the Federal Times and AFGE's Witold Skwierczynski.
March 2, 2011

Wednesday - 03/02/2011, 11:33am EST

Is there an anti-fed movement in Congress?

Jessica Klement of the Federal Managers Association joins the show to discuss the feeling about feds in Congress. Plus, Federal Times' Steve Watkins and Steve Losey talk about what a government shutdown could look like this time around.
February 23, 2011

Wednesday - 02/23/2011, 11:29am EST

The budget, new and old, and your agency

On this week's show, host Mike Causey talks with NTEU president Colleen Kelley and Federal Times' Steve Watkins about different budget plans being considered and how they might hit you, or your agency, in the wallet.

Wednesday - 02/16/2011, 12:00pm EST

Fundings and freezes

On this week's show, host Mike Causey talks with the Federal Times about fast-changing federal issues including the continuing resolution, the FY 2012 budget and the pay freeze proposals on the Hill.
February 9, 2011

Wednesday - 02/09/2011, 12:00pm EST

Protecting feds' pay and beefing up telework

On this week's show, host Mike Causey talks with the Federal Times about some of the big topics affecting feds today including federal pay and telework issues.
February 2, 2011

Wednesday - 02/02/2011, 11:39am EST

Federal freeze to send SES running?

Feds have many questions about what Congress and President Barack Obama have in store for them in the years ahead. Federal Times experts Steve Watkins and Sean Reilly, and Carol Bonosaro, Senior Executive Association President, join Mike Causey to discuss these issues.

Wednesday - 01/26/2011, 05:45pm EST

TRICARE, unions, and the SSA

It's a smorgasbord of topics on this week's Your Turn. From TRICARE changes to the White House's relationship with unions and SSA's contract issues, Mike Causey and his guests will discuss all of these issues.
January 19, 2011

Wednesday - 01/19/2011, 03:19pm EST

What will happen to feds in 2011?

This week's show is all about you - the federal employee. What other changes may be in store for feds in 2011 in the wake of the federal pay freeze and the change in Congress?
January 12, 2011

Wednesday - 01/12/2011, 11:48am EST

TSP options could expand in 2011

The Thrift Savings Plan, the federal government's 401k plan, is heralded by many experts as the best out there. Your Turn host Mike Causey discusses what's ahead for the TSP in 2011 with Tom Trabucco, director of external affairs for the Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board, which runs the TSP.
January 5, 2011

Tuesday - 01/04/2011, 05:11pm EST

L-fund risks and rewards

Host Mike Causey talks with financial planner Jerry Cannizzaro about the pros and cons of the L-funds. Plus, benefits strategist John Elliott joins him to discuss your financial rights, benefits and options when you die. (This is an encore presentation.)
December 22, 2010 and December 29, 2010

Tuesday - 12/21/2010, 01:59pm EST

How the Voluntary Contribution Program works

Federal benefits expert Tammy Flanagan joins host Mike Causey with details on the Voluntary Contribution Program. They'll discuss how it works, who can join it, and how it would work with a Roth option.
December 15, 2010 (Encore Presentation)

Tuesday - 12/14/2010, 03:58pm EST
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