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AFGE National President
J. David Cox Sr. detailed the union's continuing fight against sequestration on behalf of federal employees. Cox also discussed the dangerous consequences of understaffing in the Bureau of Prisons and Department of Veterans Affairs as well as AFGE's response to a Transportation Security Administration policy change that would allow small knives on airplanes.
Pennsylvania AFL-CIO President
Rick Bloomingdale then responded to initiatives in
Pennsylvania to privatize various government services.
Lastly, AFGE National Border Patrol Council Vice President
Shawn Moran addressed sequestration's impact on border security and Border Patrol agents.
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