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    U.S. Fiscal Policy

    Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) talked about the federal budget situation, and afterward panelists discussed her remarks and the prospects for Congress reaching a budget agreement and plan for…

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    Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction Hearing

    Former officials tasked with finding a solution to the nation’s debt and deficit problems testified about their previous attempts to offer solutions and the work of the Joint Select…

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    Federal Reserve Reform, Economists Panel

    Economists testified on legislative proposals that either reform abolish the Federal Reserve System.

    7,016 views
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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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    Debt and Deficit Reduction

    Members of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget held a news conference about their Campaign to Fix the Debt initiative. After the news conference ended, former Senator Judd…

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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…

    1,376 views
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    U.S. Debt and National Security, Defense Department Perspective

    Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates, Admiral Mike Mullen and other former national security officials talked about the impact of U.S. debt on national security. Among the topics they…

    1,341 views
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    Job Creation

    Witnesses testified about efforts to create job growth. They also talked about the president’s jobs proposal before Congress, proposed tax reforms, enhancing federal revenues,…

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    Role of Central Banks

    Charles Goodhart of the London School of Economics and Stanford University Professor John Taylor gave summaries of their respective papers on of the role of central banks. Afterward,…

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    Tax Code Changes

    Senate Finance Committee Chair Max Baucus (D-MT) outlined his committee’s efforts to write a proposal for changing the U.S. tax code. He said revenue must be part of tax reform…

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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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    Medicare Cost Control

    Witnesses testified on proposals to control Medicare costs. One proposal would give seniors a voucher to shop for their own private health insurance. Under their so-called…

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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…

    727 views
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    Federal Oversight of Washington, D.C. Government

    A hearing was held on legislation intended to eliminate congressional review of newly-passed District of Columbia laws, and transfer provisions of the Home Rule Act pertaining to the…

    642 views
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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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    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…

    604 views
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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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    Financial Regulations Law

    Following Charles Taylor’s opening remarks, Michael Barr talked about the 2008 financial crisis and actions taken in response to the crisis through the 2010 financial regulations…

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    Early Childhood Health Care

    Mark McClellan and Alice Rivlin led a discussion on improving health care. Among the topics addressed were investing in early childhood health care, integrating community development…

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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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