November 01, 2007
Jason Fornicola
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"Inside Government" to Broadcast on Location from AFGE's Election 2008 Mobilization Conference in Pittsburgh, PA

WASHINGTON— The American Federation of Government Employees’ (AFGE) National President John Gage and National Secretary-Treasurer J. David Cox will be featured this week on a special broadcast of AFGE’s radio program “Inside Government”. The show took place on location from AFGE’s Election 2008 Mobilization Conference in Pittsburgh, Pa. Gage and Cox will explain what’s at stake for AFGE members in 2008, and the importance of participating in the political process. United Steelworkers President Leo Gerard will also appear to talk about his union’s endorsement of John Edwards for President in 2008. The show will air on Friday, Nov. 2 at 10:00 a.m. EDT nationwide on 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, can be heard Fridays at 10:00 a.m. EDT nationally on demand (available anytime) at or 1050 AM in the Washington, D.C., area.

Programs are archived on the Federal News Radio Web site and can be heard on demand (available anytime) at 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: Users must install iTunes on their computers before accessing “Inside Government” via podcast.

For more information, please e-mail [email protected] or go to

Please note there will be a short advertisement prior to the start of the program.

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