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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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. 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Minimum Wage Increase

    Former Congressional Budget Office Directors Alice Rivlin and Douglas Holtz- EAkin debated the impact on jobs of raising the minimum wage. 
    recent CBO report finding that if the…

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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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    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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    Immigration and the U.S. Economy

    Witnesses testified about U.S. immigration policy and its impact on the American economy and American workers. They talked about a number of issues including competition and the status…

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    Airline Pension Plans

    Federal officials, airline company executives, and labor representatives testified about airline pension plans. They were questioned about airline business practices, invoking the May…

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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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    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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    Q&A with Douglas Holtz-Eakin

    Douglas Holtz-Eakin was interviewed about the state of the federal budget and the economy. He discussed the formation of the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) after the passage of the…

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