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    Social Security Reform Part 1

    After some introductory remarks, President Clinton and members of Congress spoke about the need for a national dialogue on Social Security reform. In his remarks, the president used…

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    Social Security Symposium

    In the first panel, Mr. Apfel talked about the necessity of Social Security for the support of the elderly, disabled and others, but he explained that Social Security alone is not…

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    Balanced Budget Internet Game

    A balanced federal budget bill created on the Internet was presented. The project allowed citizens to budget the government hypothetically. Participants included scholars and…

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    Strategies for Balancing the Budget

    Economists and correspondents discussed initiatives for balancing the federal budget in a forum sponsored by the Concord Coalition, a bipartisan coalition dedicated to restoring…

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    Washington Tuesday Journal

    Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes…

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    Social Security Reform

    Witnesses testified about plans to use budget surpluses to save Social Security and Medicare as the baby boom generation approaches retirement age. Mr. Summers presented the…

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    Concord Coalition Opening Remarks

    The Concord Coalition is a bipartisan organization that focuses on eliminating the federal budget deficit through educating and organizing the public. The group was founded in 1992 by…

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    Washington Thursday Journal

    Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes…

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    Balanced Budget Amendment

    During the fourth and final day of hearings on the Balanced Budget Constitutional Amendment, witnesses testified before the committee. The amendment would impose a mandatory balanced…

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    Financing Children's Programs

    Experts talked about ways to finance federal children’s programs. Topics included priorities, taxation, role of states, immunizations, and drug-addicted mothers.

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    Budget Deficits

    Mr. Rudman and Mr. Stiglitz talked about the impact of budget deficits on economic growth and economic anxiety. They also took questions from the audience.

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    Washington Sunday Journal

    Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes…

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    Congressional Deficit Reduction Scorecard

    The Concord Coalition released its second annual “Deficit Reduction Congressional Scorecard,” which rates members of Congress based on their votes concerning deficit…

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    Entitlement Reform and a Balanced Budget

    Mr. Goldberg and former Senator Danforth discussed various issues concerning entitlement reform, including such entitlements as Social Security, Medicare, unemployment payments and…

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    Deficit Reduction Scorecard

    Former Senators Paul Tsongas, and Warren Rudman, co-chairs of the Concord Coalition, released what the group is calling its first annual deficit reduction scorecard. At the briefing,…

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    Politics of Entitlement

    Panelists discussed balancing the federal budget, especially by reforming entitlement programs. They also took a few questions from the audience.

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    Future of Gramm-Rudman-Hollings

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    Fiscal Year 1994 Federal Budget

    Ms. Phillips discussed the upcoming Philadelphia budget conference, which will be held on December 13. The conference was sponsored by the Democratic Representative M[BMarjorie…

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    Deficit Reduction Burden

    Participants briefed reporters on a new study of the budget reduction measures enacted during the 104th Congress. They highlighted the report, which concludes that most deficit…

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    Fiscal Year 1993 Federal Budget

    Members of the panels discussed the implications of change in international affairs on the budget.

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