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  • emDead Men Rulingem
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    Dead Men Ruling

    Eugene Steuerle talked about his book, Dead Men Ruling: How to Restore Fiscal Freedom and Rescue Our Future, in which he argues that recent federal budget decisions have hampered the ability of…

  • Washington Journal Earned Income Tax Credit Extension
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    Earned Income Tax Credit Extension

    Jason Fichtner and Eugene Steuerle talked about President Obama’s call to expand the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) to include childless workers. They spoke about the history of the EITC…

  • Federal Income Tax
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    Federal Income Tax

    Panelists talked about the history of the federal income tax, which was enabled by the ratification of the Sixteenth Amendment one hundred years previously. They also discussed proposals for replacing…

  • 2013 Tax Increases and Budget Cuts Former Congressional Staff
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    2013 Tax Increases and Budget Cuts, Former Congressional Staff

    Panelists talked about dealing with the “fiscal cliff,” the impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress cannot reach a new budget agreement. This program was part of a…

  • Tax Credits and Welfare Programs
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    Tax Credits and Welfare Programs

    Witnesses testified about U.S. tax credits and welfare programs, and whether the programs discouraged work and higher earnings for recipients. Iain Duncan Smith, the first sitting foreign…

  • Proposed Changes to Social Security Benefits
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    Proposed Changes to Social Security Benefits

    The House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Social Security held a hearing on proposed changes to Social Security future benefits and the impact those changes would have on the program, future…

  • US Economy and Federal Debt
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    U.S. Economy and Federal Debt

    Ben Bernanke made the keynote address at a conference on the U.S. economy and the federal debt ceiling. In his remarks he said that “failing to raise the debt ceiling in a timely way would be…

  • Medicare Spending and Policy
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    Medicare Spending and Policy

    Health care, Medicare, and policy experts talked about curbing Medicare spending and the potential roadblocks to reforming the program.

  • Tax Policy and Fiscal Responsibility
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    Tax Policy and Fiscal Responsibility

  • Federal Budget Deficit Reduction
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    Federal Budget Deficit Reduction

    The Aspen Institute hosted a forum on reducing the federal budget deficit with panelists from a wide variety of viewpoints, including Grover Norquist of Americans for Tax reform, a member of…

  • A 21st Century Government  What Should it Be
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    A 21st Century Government - What Should it Be?

    Authors John Samples and Eugene Steuerle debated the proper size and role of the federal government. Mr. Reischauer moderated. The authors also responded to questions from members of the audience. John Samples is the…

  • Tax Code Reform
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    Tax Code Reform

    Eugene Steuerle talked about a new report from the Obama administration on overhauling the tax system. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. C-SPAN Radio’s…

  • Future of US Tax Policy
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    Future of U.S. Tax Policy

    Eugene Steuerle talked about the future of U.S. tax policy, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.Taxes are expected to be a major political issue over the next…

  • Government Role in Health Care
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    Government Role in Health Care

    Health Affairs Magazine held a conference to address key issues in health care reform and to discuss facts and fictions about health care legislation. Health Affairs editor-in-chief Susan Dentzer…

  • Understanding Foreign Cultures
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    Understanding Foreign Cultures

    A panel of international journalists from various countries talked about anti-Americanism in their countries and worldwide, as well as negative perceptions of foreigners in the United…

  • Increasing the Minimum Wage
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    Increasing the Minimum Wage

    A panel discussion was held on the implications and effects of increasing the minimum wage. Topics included the history of the minimum wage, possible increase of unemployment, reduction of…

  • Welfare and Tax Policy
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    Welfare and Tax Policy

    Moderated by Mr. Steuerle, a panel of experts discussed the topic, “Making Taxes and Welfare Work Together.” Panel members talked about a welfare system of roughly 85 overlapping federal…

  • Families of September 11 Victims
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    Families of September 11 Victims

    As part of a three-day conference, “Aftershock: Rethinking the Future Since September 11,” panelists discussed the influence of victims' families on public policy. A video produced by Families of 9/11…

  • Tax Reform
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    Tax Reform

    Former House Majority Leader Dick Armey, California Congressman George Miller, economists, and experts participated in a panel discussion on financial security and tax reform. Among the…

  • Future of Social Security
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    Future of Social Security

    Witnesses testified to the House Ways and Means Subcommittee about the potential impact of increased life expectancy on the Social Security system. They discussed possible solutions including…

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