Inside Government – July 8th, 2011

U.S. Rep. Donna Edwards (D-Md.)

  • Consequences of exceeding the debt ceiling
  • Why a short-term debt deal must be avoided
  • The impact cuts to Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security would have on the public

Roger Hickey
Co-director, Campaign for America’s Future

  • More analysis of debt ceiling negotiations
  • Why job creation should be the country’s top priority
  • The need to increase manufacturing in the U.S.

Bob Hill
District Advisor, First Command Financial Services

  • Financial tips for federal employees

Ricky McCoy
President, AFGE TSA Local 777

  • The impact AFGE’s Transportation Security Administration (TSA) union election victory will have on Local 777
  • Working to eliminate TSA’s pay-for-performance model, the Performance Accountability and Standards System (PASS)