health care

  • Health Care Reform: Good For the Feds!

    Just about everybody agrees we need some kind of national health care reform, but not if it means higher premiums and reduced or delayed services. Senior Correspondent Mike Causey talks about how health care reform might impact feds and retirees.

  • Health care reform rises to top of priority list

    The reformation of the country’s health care system is one of the next priorities for President Barack Obama and Congress, and the Department of Health and Human Services and the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services will be at the center of this effort.

  • Donna Shalala on what’s ahead at HHS

    A former Secretary weighs in on what the future holds for Kathleen Sebelius.

  • Whither health care

    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi appeared with President Obama yesterday to announce her chamber’s plans for health care reform. She says a bill will be on the floor by the end of July but offered no…

  • The future of Health IT

    President Obama is pushing Congress to enact sweeping healthcare legislation this year that would hold down costs and provide health coverage for 50 million uninsured Americans. The President met with members of the Senate yesterday.…

  • Inside Government – August 7th, 2009

    Michael D. Yates Author of ”Why Unions Matter”

    Elise Gould Director of Health Policy Research, Economic Policy Institute

    Tom Webb President, AFGE SSA Local 3615

  • Feds as a Political Force

    Politicians from beyond the beltway rarely pay much attention to voters who are federal workers, but Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says, in the case of the health care reform debate, one good look at the numbers could change all that.

  • Inside Government – April 2nd and 9th, 2010

    Josh Bivens Economist, Economic Policy Institute Johnnie Walker President, AFGE D.C. Government Local 383 Gerald Swanke AFGE 11th District National Vice President Karen Kellen President, AFGE Environmental Protection Agency Local 3607 Dave Christensen Legislative Advocate, AFGE Environmental Protection Agency Local 3607 Susie Peru Secretary-Treasurer, AFGE Department of Defense Local 2516

  • Inside Government – April 16th, 2010

    Beth Moten AFGE Legislative and Political Director Philip Dine Author, ”State of the Unions: How Labor Can Strengthen the Middle Class, Improve our Economy, and Regain Political Influence”

  • Inside Government – April 23rd, 2010

    Vincent Gray D.C. Council Chairman J. David Cox AFGE National Secretary-Treasurer Jane Nygaard AFGE 8th District National Vice President Marilyn Park AFGE Legislative Representative