WASHINGTON, April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tune in now to AFGE's "Inside Government" to learn more about the potential impact of a federal government shutdown. The show, which originally aired on Friday, April 8, is now available on demand.
AFGE National President John Gage recently spoke at a National Press Club Newsmakers press conference to discuss the consequences of a government shutdown and the impact it would have on federal employees and the public services they provide. Gage also addressed the strain massive budget cuts would put on average Americans who rely on government services.
AFGE 14th District National Vice President Dwight Bowman then responded to D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray's proposed 2012 budget, which calls for $187 million in spending cuts and $127 million in taxes and fees.
Lastly, Grantham University President Dr. Fredrick Snow discussed tuition discounts and scholarships available to AFGE members and their families as well as new Grantham University degree programs.
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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 www.federalnewsradio.com. It is also available to 70 million 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.
SOURCE American Federation of Government Employees