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,

  • 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