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  • Final Response Rates for Census 2000
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    Final Response Rates for Census 2000

    Officials briefed reporters about final response rates for the 2000 census. They said that the national average of 67 percent was greater than expected and had reversed a trend toward…

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  • Preparing for the Year 2000 Census
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    Preparing for the Year 2000 Census

    The panelists discussed preparing for the Year 2000 Census. They talked about the importance of using modern statistical methods for the census. They described ways to improve the Year 2000…

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  • Budget Agreement Evaluation
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    Budget Agreement Evaluation

    Mr. Fund moderated this discussion of the budget agreement between congressional Republicans and President Clinton. They examined what both sides received in the agreement and its…

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  • Evaluation of Social Class in the US
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    Evaluation of Social Class in the U.S.

    Mr. Broder moderated this panel on the declining importance of class in the U.S. After the opening presentation by Ms. Sawhill and a response by Mr. Lipset, there was a general discussion among all the…

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  • Estate Tax Policy
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    Estate Tax Policy

    Panelists discussed the impact of the federal estate taxes on economic growth, especially on small businesses, as well as other arguments for reform or repeal of the tax. After remarks by…

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  • Savings and LongTerm Economic Growth
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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 also took…

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  • New Approaches to Economic Growth
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    New Approaches to Economic Growth

    Participants discussed how the federal government can promote higher economic growth rates without the problem of inflation. They examined ideas such as increasing spending on education and…

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  • Tax Policy and the Economy
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    Tax Policy and the Economy

    Mr. Shapiro, an economic adviser to President Clinton, and Professor Taylor, an economic adviser to Bob Dole, debated the relationship between tax policy and the state of the U.S. economy.…

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  • Democratic Platform Hearing
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    Democratic Platform Hearing

    In the morning session, members of the Democratic National Committee’s Platform Committee heard testimony from citizens and representatives of various organizations about various issues,…

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  • Tax Reform Proposals
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    Tax Reform Proposals

    Mr. Forbes and Mr. Shapiro discussed the need for tax reform and its impact on the U.S. economy. They also took questions from the audience of senior citizens from around the nation.

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  • Washington Tuesday Journal
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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 and…

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  • Washington Thursday Journal
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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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  • Federal Budget Deficit and Entitlements
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    Federal Budget Deficit and Entitlements

    The participants spoke about a variety of entitlement and federal budget issues, including fiscal responsibility, the need to cut federal spending and balancing the federal budget. They…

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  • Politics of Entitlement
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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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  • Middle Class Tax Cuts
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    Middle Class Tax Cuts

    Committee members heard testimony on middle class tax cuts. They examined three tax reduction proposals--a $500 per child tax credit, a reduction in the marriage penalty, and a deduction…

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  • Tax Policy Part 2
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    Tax Policy Part 2

    Committee members heard testimony on the Republican “Contract with America” and its proposed changes in taxes. This hearing focuses on tax credits for married couples, adoption expenses,…

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  • Democratic Alternative to Republican Contract
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    Democratic Alternative to Republican Contract

    On the second day of a Democratic post-election policy forum, three scholars from the Progressive Policy Institute described a proposal entitled, “A Progressive Alternative to the Republican Contract,”…

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  • Democratic PostElection Agenda
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    Democratic Post-Election Agenda

    Following the demise of the Democratic congressional majority, the Democratic Leadership Council and the Progressive Policy Institute announced their “progressive alternative to the Republican…

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  • Economic Policies
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    Economic Policies

    Mr. Shapiro discussed the Clinton administration’s economic policy. He titled his speech “The Case for a Midcourse Correction,” and dealt with the current practices of budget and tax policy.

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  • USAsia Trade Relations
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    U.S.-Asia Trade Relations

    Panelists discussed trade prospects between the United States and Asian nations and previewed the upcoming meeting of the Asia-Pacific Economic Council Leaders Meeting. President Clinton…

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