Janet Kopenhaver, president of Eye on Washington, recently completed a statistical research project for Federally Employed Women (FEW). After drafting and distributing a press release on the data she was contacted by the producers of Wolf Blitzer's "The Situation Room" on CNN, who wanted to broadcast a story about the statistics. Janet then arranged for the vice president of FEW to be interviewed for the segment. View
Eye on Washington president Janet Kopenhaver and her client, Patricia Wolfe ( past president of Federally Employed Women), appeared on Washington, DC television to discuss the organization's legislative agenda. View an excerpt.
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10/09/2015 Janet Kopenhaver, in her role as the Washington Representative for Federally Employed Women's (FEW) was invited to be one of two guest speakers on Francis Rose's "Federal News Countdown" radio show during which they discussed the Sammies awards, the potential for a government shutdown, decreasing morale at several agencies and the overall budget situation in Washington, D.C. Listen to the show in its entirety.
05/12/2015 Janet Kopenhaver discussed the budget resolution and various other bills that could impact federal workers with Francis Rose on his "In Depth" radio show. Play mp3
03/16/2015 On In Depth with Francis Rose, Janet Kopenhaver shares a priority list FEW is taking to the Hill. More
02/12/2015 Janet Kopenhaver of the national group Federally Employed Women, believes it is dead wrong to assume feds regularly vote for one party over the other. More
10/30/2014 Just in time for Election Day, Federally Employed Women (FEW) released its Congressional Scorecard for the second session of the 113th Congress. As a result, FEW's Washington representative, Janet Kopenhaver, was a guest on several radio shows.
First, she was a joint guest on Mike Causey's weekly radio show, "Your Turn," along with retiring Rep. Frank Wolf. More
Janet was also featured on Federal News Radio's "In Depth" show with Francis Rose to discuss the scorecard. Play mp3
10/01/2014 Janet Kopenhaver, Federally Employed Women's (FEW) Washington Representative was a guest on the "In Depth" radio show during which she discussed the upcoming election and lame duck congressional session. She also talked about the Continuing Resolution that was recently signed by the President which will keep the government open until December 11, 2014. More
10/01/2014 Janet Kopenhaver, Federally Employed Women's (FEW) Washington Representative was a guest on the "In Depth" radio show during which she discussed the budget situation, as well as the recently released Diversity Report from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). More
8/06/2014 Career employees in the senior executive service are mostly men. The non-profit group Federally Employed Women says men make up more than two-thirds of SES employees. On In Depth with Francis Rose, she explained how FEW's trying to rejuvenate a program that helps women join the SES. Play mp3
5/09/2014 FEW's Washington Representative, Janet Kopenhaver, continued her monthly appearances on Francis Rose's In Depth radio show. This month she discusses the campaign being launched by the Federal-Postal Coalition highlighting women in the federal workforce. Play mp3
4/23/2014 In response to the report issued by the Office of Personnel Management about the gender pay gap in the federal government, Janet Kopenhaver, in her capacity as the Washington Representative for Federally Employed Women, hit back on the demise of the Federal Women's Programs in federal agencies which is the bigger problem. More
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04/08/14 The Federal-Postal Coalition is launching a campaign to attract new federal employees that are still in elementary school. Janet Kopenhaver, the Washington representative for Federally Employed Women, explains to In Depth with Francis Rose how the Coalition is marketing agency positions that people dream of having, starting when they're little kids. More
02/12/14 The House expects to vote this week on a clean bill to raise the debt ceiling. It has the potential to add another year of stability to the federal government. More
01/16/14 Which lawmakers are fed-friendly on Capitol Hill?
Janet Kopenhaver is the Washington representative for Federally Employed Women, which has released its annual scorecard that shows which legislators are fighting for the federal workforce. More
12/26/13 Federal News Radio looks ahead to 2014 by asking various federal experts what they see as the top three issues that will affect federal employees and contractors in the new year. More
12/17/13 The Senate will vote tomorrow on the budget deal the House of Representatives has already passed. That deal will set overall government spending for the rest of this fiscal year, and all of fiscal 2015. Kopenhaver says members of her group, Federally Employed Women, and many other feds were expecting a lot worse. More
11/19/13 Severe long-term symptoms from the federal government shutdown are starting to appear. Some of the ripple effects are still hypothetical, but the potential long-term damage for federal employees is looking worse. More
10/22/13 The shutdown is over, but figuring out the impact is just starting. Federally Employed Women is digging into what happened and why. More
05/10/13 President Barack Obama wants to make sure federal employees are getting an honest day's pay for an honest day's work — regardless of gender. More
01/16/13 This week on "Your Turn” Janet Kopenhaver, Washington representative for the group Federally Employed Women, joins host Mike Causey to talk about the impact that a government shutdown would have on federal employees. More
09/28/12 Janet Kopenhaver of FEW was a guest Wednesday on our Your Turn radio show. She said sequestration would have a "devastating" effect on the country and could easily push the nation back into a much deeper recession. She said everything from food inspection to programs for poor children would take a hit. More
09/26/12 Janet Kopenhaver of Federally Employed Women joins host Mike Causey to discuss FEW's take on the consequences of sequestration on "Your Turn". More
05/02/12 Janet Kopenhaver, the Washington representative of the group Federally Employed Women, tells In Depth how the group views many of the congressional proposals and which of them the group is most concerned about. More
1/20/11 Congress is taking up many of the contentious proposals surrounding federal pay and benefits it dropped last year. Janet Kopenhaver discusses what FEW is working on for its members in the federal workforce. More
10/25/10 Eye on Washington's President Janet Kopenhaver is interviewed on Federal News Radio following the publication of a Legislator Scorecard for the 111th Congress released by the company for a client. More
01/15/10 Eye on Washington's President, Janet Kopenhaver, in her capacity as the Washington representative for Federally Employed Women (FEW), was interviewed on the "Federal Drive" radio show (co-hosted by Jane Norris and Tom Temin) about a recently released position paper on pay-for-performance personnel systems. More
Janet Kopenhaver was interviewed on WFED radio following the release of a position paper she wrote on a proposal to implement federal government-wide personnel system changes. The paper was also delivered to every legislator's office on Capitol Hill. January 20, 2006
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