AFGE VA, Hud Councils to Be Featured on "Inside Government"
WASHINGTON - The American Federation of Government Employees’ (AFGE) Veterans Affairs and Housing and Urban Development councils will be this week’s topics on AFGE’s radio program “Inside Government”. Carolyn Federoff, president of HUD Council 222, will discuss how budget proposals will impact HUD. Alma Lee, president of the National Council of VA Locals 53, will address rotation shifts for VA police officers, and the backlog of pending claims at the Veterans Benefits Administration. The show will air on Friday, Feb. 9 at 10:00 a.m. EST nationwide on www.federalnewsradio.com and 1050 AM in the Washington, D.C., area.
“Inside Government” is a one-hour weekly nationwide radio/Internet program dedicated to issues that impact all federal and D.C. government employees. In launching “Inside Government”, AFGE became one of the first unions and the only federal workers’ union to have a national broadcast program on the air.
The program, hosted by AFGE Assistant General Counsel Ward Morrow, debuted June 30 and can be heard Fridays at 10:00 a.m. EST nationally on demand (available anytime) at www.federalnewsradio.com or 1050 AM in the Washington, D.C., area.
“Through ‘Inside Government’, we are able to bring the issues that impact all federal and D.C. government workers to a national audience on a regular basis,” said AFGE National President John Gage, who is the show’s creator and executive producer. “This show gives the real story on what is happening inside our government agencies and the rights of federal and D.C. government employees.”
Programs are archived on the Federal News Radio Web site and can be heard on demand (available anytime) at http://www.federalnewsradio.com/?nid=300. Federal News Radio is one of the most popular online news stations in the country, according to the Baltimore Sun/New York Times Syndicate.
“Inside Government” is also available to more than 70 million iPod users through Apple’s iTunes music download software. The program is available via podcast, located at the following link: http://phobos.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewPodcast?id=212048686. Please note users must install iTunes on their computers before accessing “Inside Government” via podcast.
For more information, please e-mail [email protected] or go to www.federalnewsradio.com.
Please note there will be a short advertisement prior to the start of the program.
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The American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) is the largest federal employee union, representing 700,000 workers in the federal government and the government of the District of Columbia.