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Rep. Sarbanes looks back on shutdown, praises feds - October 25, 2013

This week on AFGE's "Inside Government" Rep. John Sarbanes (Md.) looks back on the government shutdown and praises federal employees' commitment to public service while former Clinton White House spokesman Bob Weiner discusses what's next as new budget deadlines approach. AFGE Department of Defense Local 2077 President Jon Suminski and Executive Vice President Darold Hubbard also appear.

Tags: AFGE , Inside Government , workforce , Rep. John Sarbanes , Jon Suminski , Darold Hubbard

Wednesday - 10/23/2013, 02:38pm EDT
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AFGE celebrates diversity at Human Rights Training Conference - August 30, 2013

This week on AFGE's "Inside Government" Wisconsin State Sen. Lena Taylor and AFGE Housing and Urban Development Council 222 President Eddie Eitches appear from the union's recent Human Rights Training Conference. Taylor discusses the importance of the labor movement while Eitches reveals negotiations with HUD management to reduce furlough days. Former Clinton White House spokesman also addresses the consequences of sequestration and AFGE National President J. David Cox Sr. speaks out against furloughs during the union's protest in Pittsburgh, Pa.

Tags: workforce , Inside Government , AFGE , Lena Taylor , Eddie Eitches , J. David Cox Sr

Thursday - 08/29/2013, 10:41am EDT
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Sequestration harms cancer research, former Clinton White House spokesman says - April 19, 2013

This week on AFGE's "Inside Government" Bob Weiner, former Clinton White House spokesman, details sequestration's harmful effects on cancer research while Common Cause President and CEO and former Rep. Bob Edgar (D-Pa.) analyzes the president's budget proposal. AFGE Council 228 President Elaine Powell-Belnavis also discusses the union's labor agreement with the Small Business Administration.

Tags: AFGE , Inside Government , workforce , Elaine Powell-Belnavis , Bob Edgar , Jacque Simon

Wednesday - 04/17/2013, 05:44pm EDT
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Highlights from Families USA Health Action 2013 Conference - February 8, 2013

This week on AFGE's "Inside Government" attendees of the Families USA Health Action 2013 address the future of health care and the implementation of the Affordable Care Act. Common Cause President and CEO and former Rep. Bob Edgar, D-Pa., former Clinton White House spokesman Bob Weiner, Newsweek and The Daily Beast contributor Eleanor Clift and Families USA Executive Director Ron Pollack join the conversation.

Tags: AFGE , Inside Government , workforce , Bob Edgar , Eleanor Clift , Ron Pollack

Wednesday - 02/06/2013, 04:38pm EST
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AFGE fights back against Social Security cuts - December 7, 2012

This week on AFGE's "Inside Government" National Council of SSA Field Operations Locals President Witold Skwierczynski discusses a series of nationwide protests against Social Security cuts as part of the fiscal cliff negotiations. With more on the fiscal cliff, former Clinton White House spokesman Bob Weiner reacts to the GOP counteroffer. Bill Fletcher Jr. addresses union myths with his book, "They're Bankrupting Us!: And 20 Other Myths About Unions."

Tags: workforce , AFGE , Inside Government , Witold Skwierczynski , Bill Fletcher Jr

Wednesday - 12/05/2012, 05:35pm EST
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AFGE responds to GAO report on federal prison overcrowding - September 21st, 2012

This week on AFGE's "Inside Government" Council of Prison Locals President Dale Deshotel discusses a new GAO report about the impact of overcrowding in federal prisons. Also, more coverage from the Democratic National Convention with AFGE National President J. David Cox, Save the Children SVP Mark Shriver and former Clinton White House spokesman Bob Weiner.

Tags: Inside Government , AFGE , workforce , Dale Deshotel , J. David Cox , Mark Shriver ,

Thursday - 09/20/2012, 04:46pm EDT
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Rep. Jan Schakowsky, Rebuild the Dream President Van Jones discuss 2012 elections - June 29th, 2012 and July 6th, 2012

This week on AFGE's "Inside Government" Rep. Jan Schakowsky, D-Ill., and Rebuild the Dream President and Co-founder Van Jones discuss the importance of the 2012 elections from the recent Take Back the American Dream Conference. Former Clinton White House senior staffer Bob Weiner and AFGE Voter Protection Coordinator Mark Vinson also appear.

Tags: AFGE , Van Jones , Jan Schakowsky , workforce , Inside Government

Wednesday - 06/27/2012, 07:36pm EDT
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U.S. Surgeon General encourages Americans to shift health focus to wellness and prevention - February 3rd, 2012

This week on AFGE's "Inside Government" U.S. Surgeon General Regina Benjamin discusses her efforts to shift the nation's health focus from sickness and disease to wellness and prevention. Dr. Benjamin is joined by Common Cause President and CEO and former Congressman Bob Edgar (D-Pa.), former Clinton White House senior staffer Bob Weiner, and Families USA Executive Director Ron Pollack from the recent Families USA Health Action 2012 Conference.

Tags: workforce , Regina Benjamin , Bob Edgar , Ron Pollack , AFGE

Wednesday - 02/01/2012, 05:25pm EST
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Reviving the American Dream - October 7th, 2011

This week on AFGE's "Inside Government" The Nation Publisher Katrina vanden Heuvel and U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill.) join us from the Take Back the American Dream Conference to address the U.S. jobs crisis and the value of public service. Former U.S. Secretary of Labor Alexis Herman discusses challenges facing the American workforce.

Tags: workforce , Inside Government , AFGE , katrina vanden heuvel , Jan Schakowsky , Jim Dean , alexis herman

Wednesday - 10/05/2011, 11:21pm EDT
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Inside Government - April 15th, 2011

Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-Va.)
Everett Kelley
President, AFGE Department of Defense Local 1945
Bob Weiner
Former Clinton White House senior spokesman

Tags: pay and benefits , Inside Government , AFGE , Gerry Connolly , Everett Kelley ,

Wednesday - 04/13/2011, 06:45pm EDT
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