April 03, 2008
Jason Fornicola
(202) 639-6448

U.S. Rep. Jerry McNerney (D-Calif.) to Appear on "Inside Government"

WASHINGTON—Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-Calif.) will be featured this week on the American Federation of Government Employees’ (AFGE) radio program “Inside Government”. McNerney--a member of the House Veterans Affairs Committee--spoke at AFGE’s recent Legislative and Grassroots Mobilization conference, and this week will address the funding needs at the Department of Veterans Affairs. “Inside Government” also recorded at the recent Campaign for America’s Future Take Back America 2008 conference. Hear from conference participants Page Gardner, founder and president of Women’s Voices. Women Vote, and Lucy Blake, CEO of the Apollo Alliance. Also hear from Bernie Horn, author of “Framing the Future: How Progressive Values Can Win Elections and Influence People”. The show will air on Friday, April 4 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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