Listen now! AFGE members at Selfridge ANG Base share furlough concerns on "Inside Government"

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WASHINGTON, July 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tune in now to AFGE's "Inside Government" as the union's members at Selfridge Air National Guard Base in Michigan share their furlough concerns. The show, which originally aired on Friday, July 5, is now available on demand.

AFGE Department of Defense Local 2077 members Marion Seamster, Tim Welch and Phil Sassin discussed the personal and professional toll of furloughs and sequestration.

But first, AFGE Defense Conference Chair Don Hale addressed the importance of fighting back against sequestration and provided guidance for DoD civilian employees facing furloughs.

Alliance for American Manufacturing President Scott Paul discussed a recent report detailing the connection between U.S. manufacturing and national security. Paul also addressed the impact of China's currency manipulation on manufacturing.

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"Inside Government" is a one-hour weekly nationwide radio/Internet program dedicated to issues that impact federal and D.C. government employees. The show airs each Friday at 10 a.m. on Federal News Radio 1500 AM in Washington, D.C., and online at It is also available to millions of iPod users through Apple's iTunes podcast. "Inside Government" is produced by the American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE), the nation's largest federal employee union, representing 670,000 workers in the federal government and the government of the District of Columbia.

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