Inside Government – April 10, 2009

Mark Gibson
AFGE, Labor Relations Specialist

  • The proposed DoD budget, which would call for fewer private contractors and more federal workers
  • How the budget impacts AFGE members

Barbara Palmer
Author, “Breaking the Political Glass Ceiling: Women and Congressional Elections”

  • A closer look at why it has taken so long for women to be integrated into Congress
  • How redistricting affects women congressional candidates
  • How media outlets cover women in Congress

Virginia Hemingway
President, AFGE DoD Local 2433

  • Domestic partner benefits for federal employees