November 15, 2006
Jason Fornicola
(202) 639-6448

Ohio Democratic Governor-Elect Ted Strickland to Be Featured on "Inside Government"

WASHINGTON - Ohio Democratic Governor-elect Ted Strickland will be the guest on the American Federation of Government Employees’ (AFGE) radio program Inside Government this week. Mike Walsh, president of AFGE DoD Local 3004, will discuss the National Security Personnel System (NSPS) and Spencer Overton, Professor at the George Washington University School of Law, will appear to discuss his book Stealing Democracy: The New Politics of Voter Suppression ( The show will air on Friday, Nov. 17 at 10:00 a.m. EST 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 becomes 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 or 1050 AM in the Washington, D.C., area.

“Through Inside Government, we are able to bring the issues which impact all federal and D.C. government workers to a wide 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 federal and D.C. 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 Federal News Radio is one of the most popular online news stations in the country, according to the Baltimore Sun/New York Times Syndicate.

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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