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    Minimum Wage Increase

    Alice Rivlin and Douglas Holtz-Eakin debated a Congressional Budget Office report finding that raising the minimum wage would cost jobs. Ms. Rivlin was in support of raising…

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    Postal Service Reform

    Postal Service leaders, government officials, employee advocates, and economic and accounting experts testified on proposed reforms to the U.S. Postal Service, focusing on the…

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    U.S. Strategic Competitiveness

    Business community scholars and economists talked about the need for more U.S. entrepreneurial leadership in the world. They focused on the economy, immigration reform, and…

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    Fiscal Cliff, Budget Cuts

    Economic experts talked about their recommended solutions for the “fiscal cliff,” impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress fails to reach a new…

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    Long-Term Health Care Savings

    Witnesses testified on the current long-term care (LTC) system and near-term opportunities for making progress in implementing more cost-effective policy solutions in both the public and…

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    Sustainable Economic Growth

    Panelists talked about ways to jump start sustainable economic growth. Options raised included tax reform, more investments in education, and refocusing on manufacturing. They…

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    Douglas Holtz-Eakin on the Federal Budget Proposal

    Douglas Holtz-Eakin spoke about the president’s proposed budget for fiscal year 2013. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy…

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    Immigration Policy and the Hispanic Workforce

    Panelists talked about immigration policy, the U.S. economy, and the impact of national policies on local populations. Among the issues they addressed were unemployment rates, the role…

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    Jobs and the Economy

    Panelists discussed the U.S. economy, job creation, and the Hispanic community. Governor Fortuno focused on programs for economic growth and stimulus in Puerto Rico. Others talked…

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    Douglas Holtz-Eakin on 2010 Health Care Law Implementation

    Douglas Holtz-Eakin spoke about spoke the 2010 health care law at a conference on the future of the U.S. health care system.

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    U.S. Housing Market and the Economy

    Participants talked about the state of the economy and solving the foreclosure crisis in the housing industry. 78,000 households received first-time default notices in August,…

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    Medicare Part D

    Douglas Holtz-Eakin talked about Medicare Part D as part of overall discussions on the debt between President Obama and congressional leaders, and he responded to telephone calls and…

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    Budget Deficit and National Debt Reduction

    A panel of former Congressional Budget Office directors talked about federal budget deficits and the national debt. Among the topics they addressed were efforts to raise the debt…

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    Douglas Holtz-Eakin on Federal Budget Priorities

    Douglas Holtz-Eakin talked about House Republicans' and President Obama’s proposals for cutting federal budget deficits and reducing the national debt. He responded to telephone…

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    2010 Health Care Law, Job Creation and Federal Budget

    Panelists talked about the impact of the 2010 health care law on the health care system, federal budget, and economy, as well as legal challenges to the law.

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    Economic and Regulatory Implications of Health Care Law

    Witnesses testified on the economic and regulatory burdens imposed by the enactment and implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the Health Care and Education…

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    Federal Debt and the Budget Process

    A new group called the Peterson-Pew Commission on Budget Reform released a report on the federal debt and looked at ways to change the budget process. The commission includes several…

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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…

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    Health Care Legislation

    The panel talked about health care reform from a conservative perspective. They criticized the policies advocated by Democrats. Topics included the viability of public option…

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    Republican Hearing on Economic Stimulus Legislation

    The Senate Republican Policy Committee held a forum to explore the best solutions to the current economic crisis and the possible consequences of over $1 trillion in deficit…

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