D.C. Council Member Yvette Alexander (D-Ward 7) joins Kojo and Tom Sherwood to chat about her upcoming fight for re-election.
It’s the last week for federal employees to make changes to their health benefits for 2008, and doing so could save them a lot of money. Join Kojo as we look at the options and offer tips for choosing the best insurance plans.
- Walt Francis Editor, "Checkbook's 2008 Guide to Health Plans for Federal Employees" (Pub: Washington Consumers' Checkbook)
- Robert Ellis Director of Operations, Washington Consumer Checkbook
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