Inside Government – August 13th, 2010

Terry Spencer Hesser
Author, “I Am a Teamster: A Short, Fiery Story of Regina V. Polk, Her Hats, Her Pets, Sweet Love, and the Modern-Day Labor Movement”

  • The life story of Regina V. Polk, an organizer and business representative for the International Brotherhood of Teamsters Local 743

Heidi Shierholz
Economist, Economic Policy Institute

  • The status of the U.S. job market
  • Impact of state and local government job losses on the economy
  • Economic policies that can help create jobs

Reece Rushing
Director of Government Reform, Center for American Progress

  • CAP’s government reform efforts
  • Thoughts on insourcing government work