Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill.) Discusses Health Care Reform, 2012 Elections on "Inside Government"

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WASHINGTON, Feb. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tune in now to AFGE's "Inside Government" to hear Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill.) discuss health care reform and the 2012 elections. The show, which originally aired on Friday, Feb. 24, is now available on demand.

Schakowsky, speaking from the recent Families USA Health Action 2012 Conference, also shed light on what a single-payer health care system would look like in the U.S.

AFGE Field Services and Education Director Bill Fletcher then discussed voter protection issues ahead of the 2012 election season and previewed his upcoming book, "'They're Bankrupting Us!': And 20 Other Myths About Unions."

Lastly, AFGE Transportation Security Administration local presidents Rick McCoy and Kim Kraynak-Lambert joined the program from AFGE's recent TSA Council 100 Founding Convention. McCoy, president of Local 777, discussed representation and organizing initiatives while Kraynak-Lambert, president of Local 332, addressed working with management to solve problems and achieve common goals.

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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 625,000 workers in the federal government and the government of the District of Columbia.

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