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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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    Social Security Reform Proposals

    Both guests were urging bipartisan cooperation in Congress on Social Security legislation. They responded to audience telephone calls, faxes, and electronic mail. Former…

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    Financial Challenges

    President Bush spoke to a meeting on the future of Social Security and urged commission members to consider way of partially privatizing Social Security accounts for younger…

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    Minnesota Gubernatorial Debate

    In a studio, the candidates debated many issues, including the state budget, taxes, judicial appointments, education, health care, terrorism, local issues, prisons, abortion, and gun…

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    Aging and Retirement

    Participants talked about the economics of aging and retirement, focusing on savings investments, the future of Social Security, and proposals to partially privatize Social…

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    Minnesota Gubernatorial Debate

    Minnesota gubernatorial candidates from the state’s four major political parties debated several issues during an event sponsored by Minnesota Public Television. Current Governor …

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    Social Security Reform

    Commissioners talked about a series of three recommendations to reform Social Security, all of which allowed some degree of personal investment of payroll taxes.

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    Social Security Issues

    Commission members questioned witnesses about the outlook for the Social Security program, as well as potential changes in Social Security.

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    Report on Strengthening Social Security

    The president’s Commission on Social Security met to finalize the language of its interim report on the future of the program and to create a mechanism for receiving public input at…

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    Social Security Reform

    Participants talked about proposed reforms to the Social Security system, including plans to add personal investment accounts, changing retirement ages, and extending the solvency of the…

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    Communicating the 2000 Elections

    Participants discussed how politicians and the media will communicate with the public during the 2000 presidential election. They focused on what issues will be addressed in the…

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    Anniversary of Congressional Budget Act

    In a tribute to Senator Domemici, participants discussed passage of the Congressional Budget Act and the efforts over the years to balance the budget. Those who could not attend sent…

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    Goals of Social Security

    Committee members heard testimony regarding the future and the goals of Social Security. This is the first look at reform of Social Security since President Clinton outlined his desire…

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    Savings and Long-Term Economic Growth

    Panelists discussed savings and future U.S. economic growth. They examined the role of federal budget deficits, or dissavings, and fiscal policy on long-term economic growth. They…

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    Balanced Budget Issues

    Budget experts from Congress and the White House discussed the political and fiscal prospects of balancing the budget by 2002. They discussed issues such as the need for a constitutional…

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    Balanced Budget Amendment

    Committee members heard testimony from several members of Congress, Secretary Rubin, constitutional experts and others concerning a Balanced Budget Amendment. Secretary Rubin stated…

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    Public Displays of Religion

    Professor Carter, author of the recent book, The Culture of Disbelief: How American Law and Politics Trivialize Religious Devotion, spoke about the debate over the concept of the separation…

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    Federal Budget Issues

    Rep. Kasich, chairman of the House Budget Committee, spoke about the future of the federal budget. After paying tribute to several colleagues in the audience he examined a variety…

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    Federal Budget Issues

    Current and former congressional and executive budgetary officials, business leaders and others gathered to discuss the role of accounting and scoring in the federal budget…

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    Economic Patriot Dinner

    The Concord Coalition honored Senators Simpson and Kerrey at their annual Economic Patriot Dinner. In their remarks, they talked about their efforts to control spending through…

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