U.S. National Debt

Members of Congress and budget analysts talked about their bi-partisan proposals to reform the current budget system and reduce the federal… read more

Members of Congress and budget analysts talked about their bi-partisan proposals to reform the current budget system and reduce the federal deficit and national debt. The issue of health care costs and the current health care bills was also discussed. 

Senators Voinovich and Lieberman and Representatives Cooper and Wolf talked about their bills (S. 1056 and H.R. 1557 - Securing America’s Future Economy SAFE Commission Act), which would establish a national commission to examine U.S. tax and entitlement systems and present long-term solutions to place the U.S. on a course that is fiscally sustainable. Other topics included the criteria for an effective commission. close

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Program ID:
289932-1
Category:
Senate Committee
Format:
Senate Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Nov 10, 2009
Last Aired:
Jan 8, 2010

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  • Nov 10, 2009 | 9:30am EST | C-SPAN 3
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