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    The Perfect Budget Storm

    The panelists talked about the federal budget. They noted that the federal deficit continued to increase, while revenues dropped due to tax cuts and spending grew due to Medicare,…

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    Health Care Reform

    Mr. Walker presented an economic analysis of various assumptions about the future of the health care system. He proposed that effective reforms needed to provide incentives,…

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    Tax and Fiscal Policy

    The panelists talked about tax policy, fiscal policy, President Bush’s economic stimulus plan, and how these issues might be debated in the 108th Congress. They also responded to…

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    Retirement Policies and the Role of Older Workers

    Participants talked about expanding employment opportunities for older workers, retirement policy, and future of the American workforce. Following their remarks they answered questions…

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    Social Security Reform

    Witnesses testified about plans to use budget surpluses to save Social Security and Medicare as the baby boom generation approaches retirement age. Mr. Summers presented the…

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    Social Security Reform

    Ms. Moon and Mr. Penner discussed the need to reform the Social Security system. They stressed the importance of informing the public in advance of any programs changes so…

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    Retirement Savings

    The committee heard testimony from administration officials and policy analysts on how Social Security, pensions, personal savings, and earnings will meet the retirement needs of Americans…

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    Fiscal Year 1995 Federal Budget

    Participants discussed the president’s '95 federal budget proposal under congressional consideration. They stated that the budget has few “controversial” segments and…

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    Voter Priorities for a New Administration

    Several political scholars commented on the findings of a poll of American voters conducted by the Times-Mirror Center concerning voters' priorities for a new presidential…

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    Impact of the Deficit on the Economy

    The subcommittee heard testimony on the ramifications of the deficit on the health of the U.S. economy. The subcommittee took into consideration of General Accounting Office report…

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    Tax Issues and Economic Growth

    The committee heard its fourth day of testimony on proposals to stimulate the economy with tax incentives and cuts for parts of the American population. Witnesses included Federal…

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    The State of the U.S. Economy

    Mr. Penner discussed the economy and his testimony to the House Ways and Means Committee about tax policy and economic growth. Mr. Penner responded to viewer questions and…

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    The 1990 Budget Agreement

    Panelists in the forum sponsored by the American Enterprise Institute discussed the 1990 budget act and other issues in U.S. fiscal policy. Mr. Penner said the consequences of the…

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    Economic Growth and the Budget

    The members of the panel discussed the future of economic growth in the United States. They talked about the 1990 budget deal, and the impact that it would have on the U.S. economy.

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    Reagan Tax Cuts Ten Years Later

    A number of economists and administration officials discussed the legacy of the Reagan administration’s Economic Recovery Tax Act, which reduced income taxes 25 percent for all tax…

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    Federal Budget Legislation

    The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget held a panel discussion on the means of creating an effective federal budget through the legislative process. Members of the panel spoke…

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    Federal Budget and the Economy

    Ms. Rivlin, Mr. Penner and Mr. Reischauer, all former directors of the Congressional Budget Office, discuss the effects of the federal budget on the American…

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    Federal Budget Agreement

    Participants offered their interpretations of the 1991 Budget agreement and what effects they expect the plan will have on the U.S. economy.

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    Fiscal Policy in the 90's - Panel 1

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