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  • State of US Economy
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    State of U.S. Economy

    Participants talked about the state of the U.S. economy. Among the issues they addressed were corporate crime, deficit spending, confidence in the stock market, and Republican focus on…

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  • Electricity Competition
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    Electricity Competition

    Administration officials and members of Congress announced a program to deregulate the energy industry. The plan would introduce competition at the local level and would require utility…

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  • Unemployment and Budget Issues
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    Unemployment and Budget Issues

    Ms. Yellen announced a slight increase in unemployment, however, the economy is still strong. She also said that inflation remains in check. Mr. Sperling talked about using the budget surplus to…

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  • Economic Growth
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    Economic Growth

    Ms. Yellen talked about economic expansion, noting that the U.S. economy had endured the longest economic expansion on record. She said that the strong labor market had produced benefits…

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  • Telecommunications Act Anniversary
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    Telecommunications Act Anniversary

    Mr. Daley talked about the goals of the Telecommunications Act. He said that the policies in the act are producing the results desired. He described the competition and improved costs in…

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  • Fiscal Year 2000 Federal Budget
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    Fiscal Year 2000 Federal Budget

    Participants discussed and explained the president’s budget proposal. They talked about how the plan would reduce the federal budget deficit and provide fiscal discipline while allowing…

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  • Global Financial Crises
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    Global Financial Crises

    Panelists spoke on the recent global financial problems across the world. They discussed how many countries have recently experienced deregulation of their financial institutions this has…

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  • Income and Poverty Statistics Briefing
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    Income and Poverty Statistics Briefing

    Mr. Sperling spoke on the recent poverty statistics released from the Census Bureau. He stated that the strong economy is increasing income, and that minority groups and single mothers also…

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  • Mergers and Corporate Consolidation
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    Mergers and Corporate Consolidation

    Committee members heard testimony from Chairman Alan Greenspan, members of the Federal Reserve Board and representatives from the Department of Justice. They discussed the impact of the…

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  • Pay Equity Briefing
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    Pay Equity Briefing

    Members of the President’s Council of Economic Advisers, and other officials discussed reports on the gender wage gap, the gap between male and female wages. The gap has fallen from 40% in…

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  • Budget Surplus Special Briefing
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    Budget Surplus Special Briefing

    President Clinton’s economic advisors talked about the budget surplus and how the administration would like to utilize the surplus. Earlier President Clinton had urged Congress to use the…

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  • Economic Prosperity
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    Economic Prosperity

    Current and former members of the Council of Economic Advisers and the Federal Reserve Board examined the reasons behind and prospects for continuing U.S. economic growth. They discussed…

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  • US Economy
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    U.S. Economy

    Ms. Yellen and Mr. Sperling talked about the leading economic indicators and the success of the American economy. They outlined numbers for consumer confidence and buying power. Ms. Yellen…

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  • 1998 Administration Economic Report
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    1998 Administration Economic Report

    Ms. Yellen presented the 1998 Economic Report of the President. The program ends abruptly due to technical difficulties.

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  • 1999 Budget
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    1999 Budget

    Administration officials discussed elements of President Clinton’s balanced budget proposal and answered questions from the press.

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  • Income and Poverty Report
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    Income and Poverty Report

    After President Clinton’s remarks, White House economic advisers also talked with reporters about the Census Bureau’s report on income and poverty. They discussed the lack of health…

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  • NAFTA Review
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    NAFTA Review

    Administration officials reviewed the impact of the North American Free Trade Agreement with Canada and Mexico on the U.S. economy. They revealed the results of a three year study on the…

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  • Economic Update
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    Economic Update

    Ms. Yellen announced that the economy grew at an estimate 2.2 percent rate over the second quarter. She also stressed that the budget agreement will continue to help the economy grow. She…

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  • Presidential Tax Cut Proposal
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    Presidential Tax Cut Proposal

    Administration economic officials briefed reporters on the details of the president’s tax proposal, which he highlighted outside the White House earlier in the day. The House and Senate…

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  • State of the Economy
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    State of the Economy

    Administration officials reacted to the Commerce Department announcement that the U.S. economy grew at an annual rate of 5.8 percent over the first quarter of 1997. They stressed that the…

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