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    Economic Benefits of Immigration Reform

    Panelists talked about the potential economic benefits of immigration reform This event was part of the 2014 National Association for Business Economics conference.

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    Minimum Wage Increase

    Alice Rivlin and Douglas Holtz-Eakin debated a recent CBO report finding that if the minimum wage was increased it would cost jobs. Rivlin was in support of raising minimum wage…

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    Affordable Care Act and Medicare Advantage

    Witnesses testified on the impact of the Affordable Care Act on the Medicare Advantage program. Medicare Advantage plans are the private health coverage that older people can get as an…

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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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    Impact of 2008 Financial Crisis

    Panelists including former representatives Barney Frank and Bill Thomas talked about the 2008 financial crisis and what has changed in the past five years. Among the topics they…

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    Immigration Reform and Citizenship, Part 1

    Senator John McCain (R-AZ) and Representative Xavier Becerra (D-CA) talked about the prospects of immigration reform legislation in Congress. They both said they were hopeful a final…

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    Douglas Holtz-Eakin on Immigration and Tax Reform

    Douglas Holtz-Eakin talked about congressional efforts to pass an immigration reform bill, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included possible…

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    Health Care Law and Insurance Premiums

    Panelists talked about the Center Forward study on the impact of the the Affordable Care Act, the health care law, on insurance premiums. The study focused on Arizona, Florida,…

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    Cost of Immigration and Border Security

    Panelists talked about the costs of immigration reform on the long- and short-term federal budget and the wider impact on the economy. At the time of the program, Congress was working…

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    Immigration Policy

    Officials testified about Department of Homeland Security efforts on immigration and spoke about the president’s vision for reform. During the hearing the subject of the Boston…

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    U.S. Economic and Budgetary Outlook

    Robert Greenstein and Douglas Holtz-Eakin testified on the U.S. economic and budgetary outlook. Hr. Holtz-Eakin cited entitlement spending as an area needing…

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    Future of Homeownership

    Housing industry and policy experts talked about the future of homeownership. They focused on the benefits and costs of homeownership and the role of lenders, investors and government…

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    Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

    Qorivs Communications' Stan Collender and the American Action Forum’s Douglas Holtz-Eakin talked about the “fiscal cliff” negotiations. "Fiscal cliff" referred to 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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    Douglas Holtz-Eakin on 2013 Tax Increases and Budget Cuts

    Douglas Holtz-Eakin 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…

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    January 2013 Tax Increases

    Panelists talked about the impact on taxpayers if Congress allows the economy to fall off the “fiscal cliff,” referring to impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of…

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    Medicare and the Health Care Law

    Douglas Holtz-Eakin talked about the potential state and federal Medicaid costs in light of the Supreme Court’s decision on the Affordable Care Act, the health care law. He also…

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    2012 Presidential Candidates, Domestic Policy

    Panelists compared and contrasted President Obama and Mitt Romney’s domestic policy agendas. Topics included the economy, deficit reduction, the 2010 health care law, and Social…

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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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