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    Book Discussion on Disinherited

    Diana Furchtgott-Roth and Jared Meyer talked about their book Disinherited: How Washington Is Betraying America’s Young, in which they argue that government redistribution policies,…

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    Activity and Reaction King v. Burwell Oral Argument

    Representatives of advocacy groups and the public demonstrated outside of the U.S. Supreme Court during oral argument in King v. Burwell, which questions the legality of subsidies for…

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    Conservative Labor Reforms

    Representative Todd Rokita (R-IN) outlined legislation he sponsored, the Rewarding Achievement and Incentivizing Successful Employees (RAISE) Act. It would allow employers to give…

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    Book Discussion on The Devil at Our Doorstep

    David Bego, president and CEO of Executive Management Services (EMS), a workplace maintenance company that employs 5,000 people, talked about his book, The Devil at Our Doorstep, in which…

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    Job Creation Efforts

    Witnesses testified on a bill to provide tax incentives for small businesses, and to assist and bolster the entrepreneurial community. The committee examined legislative proposals and…

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    Book Discussion on Regulating to Disaster

    Diana Furchtgott-Roth talked about he book, Regulating to Disaster: How Green Jobs Policies Are Damaging America’s Economy, in which she takes a critical look at President…

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    Diana Furchtgott-Roth Interview

    Diana Furchtgott-Roth talked about her pamphlet, How Obama’s Gender Policies Undermine America, and her book, Women’s Figures: An Illustrated Guide to the Economic Progress of…

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    Energy Efficiency in the U.S.

    Witnesses testified about he origin and scope of the Department of Energy’s loan guarantee program, lessons learned from the committee’s investigation into the Solyndra loan…

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    Labor Department Jobs Reports

    Witnesses testified on the monthly jobs reports released by the Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics. The first panel focused on the methodology of the report’s…

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    Unemployment Among Older Workers

    Witnesses testified about the findings of a new report on the employment status of older workers since the recession, older workers' financial risks from long-term unemployment, and…

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    State Governments and Taxes

    Business leaders argued that low taxes are linked to economic growth. They compared tax policies and economic growth in different states, and discussed a number of studies suggesting…

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    Income Inequality in the U.S.

    Diana Furchtgott-Roth and Gary Burtless talked about income inequality in the U.S. Ms.Furchtgott-Roth argues that income inequality is not widening in the U.S., and that by some measures…

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    Implications of U.S. Credit Downgrade

    Christian Weller and Diana Furchtgott-Roth talked about the implications of Standard and Poor’s downgrade of the credit ratings of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and other agencies linked…

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    Regulation and Job Creation

    Diana Furchtgott-Roth talked about the recent executive order from President Obama that will examine and remove rules that “stifle job creation,” and she responded to telephone…

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    Funding of State Pension Plans

    Panelists talked about state and local pension funds, focusing on funding and investment issues. Among the topics they addressed were the impact of a weak economy on pension funds, tax…

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    U. S. Economy

    Panelists talked about the state of the U.S. economy and health care. They also responded to questions from members of the audience.

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    Bankruptcy and Medical Debt

    The Senate Judiciary Administrative Oversight and The Courts Subcommittee held a hearing on proposed legislation to change current U.S. bankruptcy laws to reduce the number of people filing…

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    2008 Election and Conservative Women

    Kate Obenshain and Diana Furchtgott-Roth talked about the 2008 election and how the results would effect women’s issues. Michelle Easton moderated. Topics included Governor…

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    Future of Capitalism

    Diana Furchtgott-Roth talked about her recent op-ed looking at claims by some that recent economic troubles in global financial markets have suggested that capitalism is not…

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    International Trade and American Jobs

    In his keynote address, Edward Lazear made remarks on the U.S. economy and decoupling. After his talk he responded to audience members' questions. Members of the subsequent panel…

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