WASHINGTON, Aug. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tune in now to AFGE's "Inside Government" as former Virginia governor Tim Kaine praises the work of federal employees. The show, which originally aired on Friday, Aug. 10, is now available on demand.
Kaine, a U.S. Senate candidate, recently held a town hall forum in Arlington, Va. to highlight the role of federal employees and the public services they provide. Kaine also shared his thoughts on sequestration and job creation.
But first, AFGE National President John Gage discussed details of the union's agreement with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) on the first-ever labor contract for the nation's 45,000 TSA officers. Gage, who recently announced he would not seek re-election as AFGE president, also discussed his proudest accomplishments leading the nation's largest federal employee union.
Pennsylvania AFL-CIO President Rick Bloomingdale also addressed Pennsylvania's controversial voter identification law and his organization's efforts ahead of the 2012 election season.
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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 FederalNewsRadio.com. 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.
SOURCE American Federation of Government Employees