WASHINGTON, July 27 (Coal Geology) — Tune in now to AFGE’s “Inside Government” radio show to hear about retirement planning tips for federal employees, the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) efforts to operate with more transparency, and the birth of go-go music in Washington, D.C.! The show, which originally aired on Friday, July 23, is now available on demand.
Charles Stephenson, co-author of “The Beat! Go-Go Music from Washington, D.C.,” discussed the birth of go-go in the District and how the genre’s founder, Chuck Brown, inspired the city through music.
Lisa Schlosser, director of Information Collection at EPA’s Office of Environmental Information, addressed the agency’s efforts to operate with more transparency and openness. Schlosser also discussed using the Internet to share information with other agencies and the public to achieve transparency.
Finally, First Command District Advisor Bob Hill discussed the current state of the U.S. economy and its impact on federal employees’ retirement plans. Hill also provided a number of ways federal employees can improve their financial situations and retirement preparation.
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“Inside Government” is a one-hour weekly nationwide radio/Internet program dedicated to issues that impact federal and D.C. government employees. The show airs each Friday at 10 a.m. on Federal News Radio 1500 AM in Washington, D.C. and online at www.federalnewsradio.com. It is also available to 70 million iPod users through Apple’s iTunes podcast. “Inside Government” is produced by the American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE), the nation’s largest federal employee union, representing 600,000 workers in the federal government and the government of the District of Columbia.
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