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  • 1990 Federal Budget Deal
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    1990 Federal Budget Deal

    Former congressional leaders talked about the process of reaching their 1990 deficit agreement that eventually helped bring the federal budget into surplus. Topics included the major leaders in the…

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  • Deficit and Debt Reduction
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    Deficit and Debt Reduction

    Former Congressional Budget Office (CBO) and White House officials evaluated the “fiscal cliff” legislation passed by Congress on January 1, 2013. David Marron talked about the tax elements of the…

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  • 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…

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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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  • 2011 Medicare Trustees Report
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    2011 Medicare Trustees Report

    Panelists talked about the just-released the 2011 Medicare Trustees Report. Among the topics they addressed were the findings of the report, its implications for senior citizens and…

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  • Social Security and Medicare Trustees Report
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    Social Security and Medicare Trustees Report

    The Social Security and Medicare fund trustees released their annual report on the fiscal condition of both federal programs. Trustees included Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner, Health and…

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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…

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  • 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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  • Federal Budget and the National Debt Health Care Panel
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    Federal Budget and the National Debt, Health Care Panel

    Panelists spoke about health care reform legislation, the potential impact of new health care regulations on the economy, and the overall effect on the national debt.

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  • Budget Reform Policy Forum Part 1
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    Budget Reform Policy Forum, Part 1

    Participants spoke about the federal budget deficit, U.S. fiscal policy, the impact of economic stimulus legislation on the economy, and financial market regulation. They also answered…

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  • President Obamas FY 2010 Budget Request
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    President Obama's FY 2010 Budget Request

    Robert Reischauer, who formerly headed the Congressional Budget Office, talked about President Obama’s desire to half the deficit by the end of his first term and the budget process. He…

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  • Budget Issues in the 110th Congress
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    Budget Issues in the 110th Congress

    Ms. Calmes moderated a discussion among former directors of the Congressional Budget Office about the federal budget process and its prospects for change in the 110th Congress. Among the…

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  • The Perfect  Budget Storm
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    The Perfect Budget Storm

    The panelists talked about the federal budget. They noted that the federal deficit continued to increase, while revenues dropped due to tax cuts and spending grew due to Medicare, Social…

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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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  • Budget Outlook
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    Budget Outlook

    Participants talked about the federal budget outlook for the following year and the long-term effects of budget deficits on the economy. Among the topics they addressed were the projected…

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  • Congress and the Federal Budget
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    Congress and the Federal Budget

    Mr. Lew spoke about the administration’s budget priorities. He concentrated on the need to make realistic choices about domestic programs in light of proposed tax cuts and actions taken so…

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  • The Budget Process 19802000
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    The Budget Process 1980-2000

    Forum participants discussed the change in the budget process that took place in 1988. Among the issues discussed were the steps which much be taken to create a new federal budget. They…

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  • Budget Surpluses and Deficits
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    Budget Surpluses and Deficits

    Former directors of the Congressional Budget Office discussed the impact of federal budget surpluses on business. They talked about the demographic pressures from increased numbers of older…

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  • What to Do with the Budget Surplus
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    What to Do with the Budget Surplus

    Panelists discussed what to do with the surprising Federal budget surplus, from new spending programs to providing tax cuts. The size and sustainability of the surplus was also discussed.

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  • Opening Plenary
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    Opening Plenary

    Governors from across the nation met for the National Governors' Association winter meeting in Washington, DC. They talked about the proposed federal budget, tax reform and the Internet…

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