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    Senate Fiscal Year 2010 Budget Markup, Part 1

    In the first of three parts of the continuation of the previous day’s markup hearing, members debated budget policy and offered amendments as the Senate Budget Committee met to mark…

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    White House Budget Director Confirmation Hearing

    The Senate Budget Committee held a confirmation hearing on the nomination of Jacob Lew to be director, Office of Management and Budget. Senators questions focused on several issues…

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    Fiscal Policy

    Mr. Greenspan testified about the state of the economy, saying that growth had stagnated. He also said that interest rates might be lowered, modest tax cuts could help stimulate…

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    Fiscal Year 2010 Budget Resolution Conference

    The House and Senate Budget Committees met to confer on the Fiscal Year 2010 Budget Resolution.

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    Federal Budget and the Economy

    Doug Elmendorf testified on the effect of the federal budget on the economy, and various strategies for dealing with the long-term debt and unemployment. In his testimony he said he…

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    Economic Outlook

    A hearing was held on the budget and economic outlook prepared by the Congressional Budget Office. Witnesses testified about the state of the economy and the outlook which forecast a…

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    Fiscal Year 2010 Budget Overview

    Treasury Secretary Geithner gave an overview of President Obama’s budget proposals for fiscal year 2010. In his testimony and answers he reaffirmed that the cost of cleaning up all…

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    U.S. Economic Outlook

    Federal Reserve Chair Ben Bernanke testified on the U.S. economic outlook for the year and future of economic growth. In his remarks he urged senators to resolve differences over…

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    Senate Fiscal Year 2010 Budget Markup, Part 3

    In the third of three parts of a markup hearing, members debated budget policy and offered amendments as the Senate Budget Committee met to mark up the fiscal year 2010 budget resolution.

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    Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Conference Committee Meeting

    House and Senate negotiators held their first formal meeting on the 2014 federal budget. The conference committee was supposed to come up with a budget plan by mid December 2013, as…

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    U.S. Economic Outlook

    Douglas Elmendorf testified on the Congressional Budget Office report The Budget and Economic Outlook: 2014 to 2024. Many questions dealth with the impact of the Affordable Care Act on…

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    Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Conference Meeting

    Doug Elmendorf testified before the House and Senate budget Conference Committee. He told members that even a short term agreement on spending levels would be better than no deal at…

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    Social Security Trust Fund Solvency

    Social Security Task Force members heard testimony from Chairman Greenspan and two Government Accounting Office on the future status of the Social Security system. They testified about…

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    U.S. Economic Outlook and Monetary Policy

    Federal Reserve Chairman Bernanke testified about the state of the economy, governmental financial policy, and federal spending priorities. Among his comments he said the U.S. economy…

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    U.S. National Debt

    Members of Congress and budget analysts talked about their bi-partisan proposals to reform the current budget system and reduce the federal deficit and national debt. The issue of…

    1,102 views
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    The Federal Budget and the Economy

    Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke testified about short-term and long-term economic and budget challenges. In his remarks he addressed federal spending priorities and echoed the…

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    National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility Report

    The co-chairs of the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform, Alan Simpson and Erskine Bowles, testified on the commission’s final report. The commission was a…

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    Job Creation

    Witnesses testified about efforts to create job growth. They also talked about the president’s jobs proposal before Congress, proposed tax reforms, enhancing federal revenues,…

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    Senate Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Markup, Part 1

    The Senate Budget Committee marked up the Senate fiscal year 2014 budget proposal.

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    Outlook for the Eurozone

    Economists testified on the European debt crisis and the outlook for the eurozone. They said that the U.S. should treat the crisis as a wake up call and urged lawmakers to bring down…

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