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Television

CNN Interview 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

Janet Kopenhaver and her client, Patricia Wolfe (president of Federally Employed Women) appear on a Washington, DC television show to discuss the organization's legislative agendaEye 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. MPEG-1 (13 Mb)

 
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Radio

 

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.
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03/16/2015
On In Depth with Francis Rose, Janet Kopenhaver shares a priority list FEW is taking to the Hill.
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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.
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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.
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Janet was also featured on Federal News Radio's "In Depth" show with Francis Rose to discuss the scorecard.
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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.
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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).
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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

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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

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09/25/12
Janet Kopenhaver, the group's Washington, D.C. representative, joins In Depth to discuss the group's focus on the sequestration impact. More

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08/13/12
Janet Kopenhaver joined In Depth to talk about what bills women federal employees are still watching as Congress runs short on legislative days before the end of the session. More

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07/18/12
Janet Kopenhaver, Washington representative for Federally Employed Women, joined host Mike Causey to talk about bills pending in Congress that, if passed, will affect federal workers. More

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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

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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

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1/20/11
The nation's 2.06 million federal employees and 703,312 postal employees reside all over the country, not just D.C., but where do most of them live? More

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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

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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

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In another interview on the same show, Janet Kopenhaver discussed FEW's Legislative Agenda and top Legislative Priorities for the second session of the 111th Congress.

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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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Online/Print

FEW reminds lawmakers: Feds are your constituents, Federal Soup,
February 12, 2015. Read

Fifty shades of blue, purple and red, Federal News Radio, February 11, 2015. Read

Where the feds are: Not just in capital area, Washington Post,
February 11, 2015. Read

Pay gap: How salaries compare by gender for federal employees, Washington Post,
April 11, 2014. Read

Report shows shrinking pay gap for federal employees, but few women are in top jobs, Washington Post, April 14, 2014. Read

White House Orders Look at Pay Equity Inside Government, Washington Post,
May 15, 2013. Read

You already knew it: Feds are everywhere, Federal DAYLY,
February 15, 2013. Read

Federal Unions say workers already sacrificed, Washington Post,
November 27, 2012. Read

Groups rate legislators on federal employee issues, Washington Post,
November 5, 2012. Read

Dems hit DOMA on behalf of a federal worker, Washington Post,
July 12, 2012. Read

Increasing diversity is among OPM chief's top goals, Washington Post,
January 10, 2012. Read

SES diversity predicted to fall short in 2030 and beyond, Government Executive, September 22, 2011. Read

Where are most federal employees? Not in Washington, Washington Post, September 12, 2011. Read

Group urges debt committee to consider rural feds, Government Executive, September 8, 2011. Read

Coalition's letter opposing cuts in benefits carries risk, Washington Post, March 13, 2011. Read

Federal Breast-Feeding Policy Revealed, Washington Post, March 3, 2011. Read

Employee Group Shows Impact of Proposed Cuts on Government Services, Washington Post/Federal Diary, February 02, 2011. Read

And a FEW More, GovCareer Network, January 28, 2011. Read

Eye on Washington Statistics Get Nationwide Coverage, Washington Post, January 26, 2011. Download PDF

More than a FEW, GovCareer Network, January 21, 2011. Read

Coalition's letter opposing cuts in benefits carries risk, Washington Post, January 13, 2011. Read

Federal Breast-Feeding Policy Revealed, Washington Post, January 03, 2011. Read

Lawmakers receive low marks on key issues, Washington Post, October 28, 2010. Read

"Benefits, Bonanza, Pay and Benefits Watch" by Elizabeth Newell, GovExec.com, June 10, 2010. Read

"Hiring Rate Stalls for Women in Top Federal Government Jobs" by Joe Davidson, Washington Post, April 7, 2010. Read

"Beating the Backlog Blues" by Alyssa Rosenberg, GovExec.com, March 11, 2010.Read

Federal Worker: Don’t Freeze My Pay, CNN Money.com, January 12, 2010.Read