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  • States and Health Care Costs Panel Discussion
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    States and Health Care Costs, Panel Discussion

    Policy experts talked about the findings of the State Health Care Cost Containment Commission report that states need to take a leadership role in controlling health care costs. The report,…

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  • Budget Deficit and National Debt Reduction
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    Budget Deficit and National Debt Reduction

    A panel of former Congressional Budget Office directors talked about federal budget deficits and the national debt. Among the topics they addressed were efforts to raise the debt ceiling,…

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  • Tax Reform and Deficit Reduction
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    Tax Reform and Deficit Reduction

    Panelists talked about plans to reduce the federal debt and reform the U.S. tax code. They also talked about the compromise between President Obama and congressional Republican leaders…

    273 views
  • Fiscal Responsibility Commission Inaugural Meeting
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    Fiscal Responsibility Commission Inaugural Meeting

    The National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform held its inaugural meeting in the White House Conference Center. The commissioners discussed the nation’s long-term fiscal…

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  • Balancing the Federal Budget
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    Balancing the Federal Budget

    Brookings Institution scholars talked about a report they are releasing today, “Restoring Fiscal Sanity: How to Balance the Budget.” The book analyzes the federal budget deficit and suggests ways to…

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  • Federal Budget Process
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    Federal Budget Process

    House and Senate budget committee members, former members of Congress, White House analysts and other scholars discussed the effectiveness of the various congressional budget acts, and how…

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  • Budget Deficit and Economic Growth
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    Budget Deficit and Economic Growth

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  • Economic Growth Package
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    Economic Growth Package

    The committee continued its examination of the health of the U.S. economy. Members heard testimony on a number of congressional proposals aimed at providing tax relief to middle-income…

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  • Budget Act Review
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    Budget Act Review

    Members of the House Budget Committee’s Budget Process Reconciliation and Enforcement Task Force heard testimony on possible reforms of the Budget Enforcement Act. Of particular interest to the task…

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  • Federal Budget and the Economy
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    Federal Budget and the Economy

    Ms. Rivlin, Mr. Penner and Mr. Reischauer, all former directors of the Congressional Budget Office, discuss the effects of the federal budget on the American economy. Ms. Rivlin said the…

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  • Social Security Tax Cut Part 3
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    Social Security Tax Cut, Part 3

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  • The View from Washington Think Tanks
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    The View from Washington Think Tanks

    The conference is entitled “Applied Social Science Research - The View from Washington Think Tanks.”

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