March 25, 2013
/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tune in now to AFGE's "Inside Government" for the latest on the fight against sequestration. The show, which originally aired on
Friday, March 22
, is now available on demand.
, discussed the long-term consequences of sequestration and the significant contributions federal employees have made toward deficit reduction. Sarbanes also suggested other options Congress should consider to address the federal debt and deficit.
First Command Financial Services District Advisor
addressed sequestration's impact on federal employees and offered financial tips for those affected by furloughs.
, co-director of the Campaign for America's Future, then detailed the Congressional Progressive Caucus' "Back to Work" budget and ideas to spur middle class job growth.
Lastly, AFGE Transportation Security Administration Local 556 President
discussed the security risks associated with airport privatization. Thomas also addressed employee benefits included in AFGE's collective bargaining agreement with TSA.
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