Inside Government – June 17th, 2011

J. David Cox
AFGE National Secretary-Treasurer

  • Campaign to become the exclusive union representative for Transportation Security Officers
  • AFGE’s ability to defeat pay-for-performance models such as TSA’s Performance Accountability and Standards System
  • Fighting to secure collective bargaining rights for all Department of Veterans Affairs workers

Andrew Fieldhouse
Federal Budget Policy Analyst, Economic Policy Institute

  • Implications of a House bill proposing a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution
  • The most effective way to grow the economy and create jobs

Former Rep. Bob Edgar (D-Pa.)
President & CEO, Common Cause

  • Common Cause’s efforts to reform campaign finance laws
  • An early look at the 2012 presidential election
  • Making the voting process easier for Americans