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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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…

    46 views
  • 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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  • Budget Agreement
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    Budget Agreement

    After the president’s announcement in Baltimore, members of the administration budget negotiating team briefed reporters on various aspects of the budget agreement at the White House. They…

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