J David Cox – AFGE – Will Republicans Shut Down The Government hey Control?

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From the American Federation of Government Employees we have J. David Cox on the show to discuss the pending government shutdown and how this will be the first time in a very long time that a single party has held the majority in each branch of government that a government showdown would take place.

J David Cox – AFGE – Government Entities Should Pay More Attention To Their Contracts

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President of AFGE, J. David Cox joins us to say that it is nearly impossible for people to save up enough money to become 95 years old these days, so we need to do something to get wages up. Another subject he covers is how government entities need to be more vigilant about monitoring outside contracts if they really want them to work.

J David Cox – AFGE – “Never Tax” Conservatives Tax Federal Employees

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J David Cox of the American Federation of Government Employees joins us to
talk about how the conservative who had signed Grover Norquest’s “no more
taxes” petition have gone back on their agreement by taxing federal employees
and their benefits. This is a continuation of attacks that we have seen against
federal employees who have steadily seen pay rates drop over the past 10
years.

Why working people will suffer from EPA & State Department Cuts

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J David Cox, the President of AFGE, joins us to talk about budget cuts under the current administration. He talks about how the EPA, the Department of the Interior, and the State Department are going to have some of the biggest cuts. From what we are seeing from they Administration we can predict that working people are going to suffer the most from these policies.

The Looming Possibility of Another Government Shutdown, and Its Effect on Public Workers

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AFGE National President J. David Cox joins us to talk about the negative repercussions in the event of another government shutdown, and the possibility of a furlough for government employees if a new budget can not be reached.