FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
August 12, 2003
MEDIA ADVISORYWASHINGTON, D.C.¡XHundreds of government employees from across the country will serve as delegates and alternates to AFGE¡¦s 36th Triennial Convention in Las Vegas, Nev., Aug. 18 through Aug. 22, 2003. A major thrust of this year¡¦s convention will be to develop strategies and programs to stop efforts by the Bush Administration to sell the government off to well-connected campaign contributors and eliminate federal employee protections that obstruct their efforts to protect our homeland and support our warfighters overseas.
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