Listen now! Reps. John Yarmuth, Jan Schakowsky discuss job creation on "Inside Government"

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WASHINGTON, Oct. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tune in now to AFGE's "Inside Government" for ideas to spur job creation and revive the economy. The show, which originally aired on Friday, Oct. 12, is now available on demand.

Rep. John Yarmuth, D-Ky., discussed the benefits of the Affordable Care Act and encouraged young people to pursue professions in science, technology, engineering and math. Rep. Jan Schakowsky, D-Ill., then addressed the need for strong union jobs as a way to rebuild the middle class and also highlighted the value of public service.

Dan Adcock, director of government relations and policy for the National Committee to Preserve Social Security & Medicare, discussed the solvency of Social Security as well as ways to improve the program for future generations.

But first, D.C. Labor FilmFest Director Chris Garlock previewed the 12th annual labor film festival, which will feature films such as "Burn," "We are Wisconsin" and "American Teacher."

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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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