April 18, 2008
Jason Fornicola
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Senator Ted Stevens (R-Alaska) to Appear on "Inside Government"

WASHINGTON—Senator Ted Stevens (R-Alaska) will be featured this week on the American Federation of Government Employees’ (AFGE) radio program “Inside Government”. Stevens—vice chairman of the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee—spoke at AFGE’s recent Legislative and Grassroots Mobilization conference, and this week will address the economic stimulus package and efforts to expand the economy. “Inside Government” also recorded at the recent Campaign for America’s Future Take Back America 2008 conference. Hear from conference participants Elizabeth Bagley, former senior advisory to U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, and Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, former lieutenant governor of Maryland. Also hear from Johnnie Walker, president of AFGE D.C. Local 383. The show will air on Friday, April 18 at 10:00 a.m. ET 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. ET 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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