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Furloughs, buyouts, & retirement surge

March 13, 2013 — This week’s “Your Turn”, radio show is all about the likelihood of a government shutdown, furloughs, the big surge in retirement applications and buyouts.

As in, when are the furloughs coming? Will they be for two days or 22 days?

Julia Ziegler, who has been tracking furloughs for will review different agency plans.

Sean Reilly and Stephen Losey, senior writers for the Federal Times, will look at the ongoing effects of sequestration, the likelihood of an extended continuing resolution, the status of the pay raise/freeze and the surge in retirement.

1 day till the government shutdown. Get the latest budget news.

Listen if you can (1500 AM or online), and if you have questions email them to me at or call in during the show at (202) 465-3080. The show will be archived here.