Inside Government – June 4th, 2010

Former U.S. Rep. Bob Edgar (D-Pa.)
President and CEO, Common Cause

  • Efforts to reform campaign finance laws and support of using the national popular vote to determine presidential elections
  • The Supreme Court’s decision to allow corporations to spend unlimited amounts of money on political campaigns

John Threlkeld
AFGE Legislative Representative

  • Passage of the Sarbanes and Perriello Amendments to the FY 2011 National Defense Authorization Act, which promote insourcing and good government

Isaiah Poole
Executive Editor, OurFuture.org

Hiring freeze result of Trump team's review of federal agencies

  • A preview of the upcoming America’s Future Now conference June 7 – 9
  • The Gulf of Mexico oil spill, Elena Kagen’s Supreme Court nomination, and financial reform