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    Deficit Reduction Committee Recommendations

    Panelists talked about their recommendations to the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction.

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    U.S. Tax Reform

    Alice Rivlin, a member of President Obama’s National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform, talked about the tax reform recommendations included in the Commission’s…

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    Government Debt and the Economy

    Panelists talked about ways that the federal government and states and local communities can continue to invest in needed infrastructure and other projects while simultaneously balancing…

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    U.S. Defense Budget

    Brookings Institution scholars talked about the need to reduce the U.S. defense budget, and its impact on the national debt and national security. Topics included weapons modernization…

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    Tax Reform and Deficit Reduction

    Panelists talked about plans to reduce the federal debt and reform the U.S. tax code. They also talked about the compromise between President Obama and congressional Republican leaders…

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    Federal Debt Commission Recommendations Vote

    The National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform met for a vote on its commission report recommendations. In order for the commission to submit its report to Congress, 14 of…

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    Federal Budget Reform and National Debt

    The National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform held a public meeting to discuss the final commission proposal. A vote on the proposal was scheduled for later in the week…

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    Debt Reduction Task Force Plan

    Commission members spoke to reporters and answered questions about the release of Restoring America’s Future, a “bipartisan, comprehensive, and politically viable budget plan to…

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    Obama Administration and U.S. Deficits

    Alice Rivlin talked about plans to fix the deficit. The plan could include cutting Social Security benefits and raising the retirement age. She also responded to telephone calls…

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    Federal Budget Reform Proposals

    The National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform held a meeting as part of its series of public meetings onpossible changes to the federal budget process. Witnesses included…

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    Federal Deficit Reduction

    The National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform held a meeting to discuss potential ways to reduce the federal deficit. The bi-partisan commission was charged with…

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    U.S. and Global Debt Outlook

    The National Committee on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform held a public meeting on the outlook for the national debt and ways in which deficit reduction might impact the U.S.…

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    Federal Budget and the National Debt, Fiscal Policy

    Panelists spoke about fiscal policy and potential ways to reduce the national debt. They also spoke about the state of teh economy, financial regulatory reforms being considered by…

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    Fiscal Responsibility Commission Inaugural Meeting

    The National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform held its inaugural meeting in the White House Conference Center. The commissioners discussed the nation’s long-term…

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