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    Federal Budget Process, Panel 2

    Former government and congressional staffers talked about reforming the federal budget process. This was the second panel of “Budgeting on the Brink,” held at the Bipartisan…

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    Federal Budget Process, Panel 1

    Former congressional leaders and cabinet officials talked about problems with and ways to reform the budget process. David Obey said that members of Congress should spend more time in…

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    Lessons from the 1990 Budget Deal

    As current congressional leaders were involved in negotiations to avoid the “fiscal cliff,” former congressional leaders and governmental officials, journalists, and academics…

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    1990 Federal Budget Deal

    Former congressional leaders talked about the process of reaching their 1990 deficit agreement that eventually helped bring the federal budget into surplus. Topics included the major…

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    Federal Budget Reform Proposals

    The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget and the Peterson-Pew Commission held a discussion on proposals for reforming the federal budget process. Speakers included House Budget…

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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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    Stimulus Package Accountability Funds

    Paul Posner talked about accountability provisions in the $787 billion economic stimulus bill. The bill includes $324 million for tracking how the money is being spent across federal…

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    Economic Stewardship

    Governors and economists talked about the current economic situation, with emphasis on housing and credit market challenges, and considered whether conditions signal unprecedented…

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    Comptroller General Perspective

    Comptroller General Walker made a special presentation during a conference on congressional oversight of the executive branch and evaluation of Congress' oversight capability. Topics…

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