WASHINGTON, Dec. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tune in now to AFGE's "Inside Government" for in-depth analysis of the fiscal cliff. The show, which originally aired on Friday, Nov. 30, is now available on demand.
AFGE Public Policy Director Jacque Simon discussed the fiscal cliff's potential impact on federal employees and the delivery of public service. Simon also detailed premium increases in the 2013 Federal Employees Health Benefits Plan.
Common Cause President and CEO and former Rep. Bob Edgar (D-Pa.) continued the fiscal cliff discussion and detailed what a deal might look like. Edgar also addressed Common Cause's future agenda, including election protection and Senate filibuster reform.
Lastly, Economic Policy Institute Research and Policy Director Josh Bivens shared EPI's budget proposal, which focuses on creating jobs and strengthening the social safety net.
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