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    Book Discussion on Dead Men Ruling

    Eugene Steuerle talked about his book, Dead Men Ruling: How to Restore Fiscal Freedom and Rescue Our Future, in which he argues that recent federal budget decisions have hampered the…

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    Earned Income Tax Credit Extension

    Jason Fichtner and Eugene Steuerle talked about President Obama’s call to expand the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) to include childless workers. They spoke about the history of…

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    Federal Income Tax

    Panelists talked about the history of the federal income tax, which was enabled by the ratification of the Sixteenth Amendment one hundred years previously. They also discussed…

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    2013 Tax Increases and Budget Cuts, Former Congressional Staff

    Panelists talked about dealing with the “fiscal cliff,” the impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress cannot reach a new budget agreement. This…

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    Tax Credits and Welfare Programs

    Witnesses testified about U.S. tax credits and welfare programs, and whether the programs discouraged work and higher earnings for recipients. Iain Duncan Smith, the first sitting…

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    Proposed Changes to Social Security Benefits

    The House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Social Security held a hearing on proposed changes to Social Security future benefits and the impact those changes would have on the program, future…

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    U.S. Economy and Federal Debt

    Ben Bernanke made the keynote address at a conference on the U.S. economy and the federal debt ceiling. In his remarks he said that “failing to raise the debt ceiling in a timely…

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    Medicare Spending and Policy

    Health care, Medicare, and policy experts talked about curbing Medicare spending and the potential roadblocks to reforming the program. 

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    Tax Policy and Fiscal Responsibility

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    Federal Budget Deficit Reduction

    The Aspen Institute hosted a forum on reducing the federal budget deficit with panelists from a wide variety of viewpoints, including Grover Norquist of Americans for Tax reform, a member…

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    Tax Code Reform

    Eugene Steuerle talked about a new report from the Obama administration on overhauling the tax system. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. C-SPAN…

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    A 21st Century Government - What Should it Be?

    Authors John Samples and Eugene Steuerle debated the proper size and role of the federal government. Mr. Reischauer moderated. The authors also responded to questions from…

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    Future of U.S. Tax Policy

    Eugene Steuerle talked about the future of U.S. tax policy, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.Taxes are expected to be a major political issue over the next…

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    Government Role in Health Care

    Health Affairs Magazine held a conference to address key issues in health care reform and to discuss facts and fictions about health care legislation.  Health Affairs editor-in-chief…

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    Understanding Foreign Cultures

    A panel of international journalists from various countries talked about anti-Americanism in their countries and worldwide, as well as negative perceptions of foreigners in the United…

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    Increasing the Minimum Wage

    A panel discussion was held on the implications and effects of increasing the minimum wage. Topics included the history of the minimum wage, possible increase of unemployment,…

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    Welfare and Tax Policy

    Moderated by Mr. Steuerle, a panel of experts discussed the topic, “Making Taxes and Welfare Work Together.” Panel members talked about a welfare system of roughly 85…

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    Families of September 11 Victims

    As part of a three-day conference, “Aftershock: Rethinking the Future Since September 11,” panelists discussed the influence of victims' families on public policy. A video…

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    Tax Reform

    Former House Majority Leader Dick Armey, California Congressman George Miller, economists, and experts participated in a panel discussion on financial security and tax reform. Among…

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    Future of Social Security

    Witnesses testified to the House Ways and Means Subcommittee about the potential impact of increased life expectancy on the Social Security system. They discussed possible solutions…

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