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Listen now! New AFGE member benefits discussed on "Inside Government"

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WASHINGTON, Aug. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tune in now to AFGE's "Inside Government" to learn about new benefits available to AFGE members. The show, which originally aired on Friday, Aug. 16, is now available on demand.

AFGE National Benefits Coordinator Mark Williams highlighted new AFGE member benefits as well as changes to the mortgage and credit card benefit programs.

But first, First Command Financial Services District Advisor Bob Hill offered financial tips for furloughed federal employees and also detailed the Roth Thrift Savings Plan option now available to federal workers.

Max Richtman, president and CEO of the National Committee to Preserve Social Security & Medicare, discussed the local impact of Social Security and within each congressional district.

Pennsylvania AFL-CIO President Rick Bloomingdale then addressed the importance of organized labor building stronger relationships with community organizations.

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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.

SOURCE American Federation of Government Employees


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