May 23, 2007
Jason Fornicola
(202) 639-6448

Recent NSPS Ruling to Be Discussed on "Inside Government"

WASHINGTON—The American Federation of Government Employees’ (AFGE) fight to block the implementation of the Department of Defense’s National Security Personnel System (NSPS) will be discussed this week on AFGE’s radio program “Inside Government”. AFGE National President John Gage, General Counsel Mark Roth, and Legislative and Political Director Beth Moten will all discuss AFGE’s next steps in the fight against NSPS. Also, Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.) will address NSPS and issues facing the nation’s veterans. The show will air on Friday, May 25 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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