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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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
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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
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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