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  • House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee Holds Hearing on Prescription Drug Prices
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    Prescription Drug Prices

    The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health held a hearing to examine how to reduce prescription drug prices. Officials from two pharmaceutical trade associations testified along…

  • National Debt and the Economy
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    National Debt and the Economy

    The House Financial Services Committee held a hearing on the national debt, which totaled more than $21 trillion at the end of 2018. Fiscal policy analysts from a variety of think tanks talked…

  • Washington Journal Douglas HoltzEakin Discusses the Health of the US Economy
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    Douglas Holtz-Eakin on the Health of the U.S. Economy

    Former Congressional Budget Office director Douglas Holtz-Eakin talked about issues such as tariffs, the Republican tax cuts, and wage growth were affecting the economy.

  • Panelists Discuss Future of Social Security Solvency
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    Social Security Solvency

    Stephen C. Goss, the Social Security Administration’s chief actuary, was one of the speakers at a discussion on the future of Social Security’s fiscal solvency and the future of the…

  • Former CBO Directors Testify at Oversight Hearing
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    CBO Oversight

    The House Budget Committee held its fifth and final hearing in a series examining the role of the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) in the legislative process. In the first panel, former CBO directors…

  • Washington Journal Douglas HoltzEakin Discusses the Republican Congressional Agenda
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    Douglas Holtz-Eakin on the Republican Congressional Agenda

    Douglas Holtz-Eakin talked about Republican efforts on tax reform, the budget, and health care.

  • Institute of International Finance Policy Summit Tax Policy
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    Institute of International Finance Policy Summit, Tax Policy

    Key House and Senate staff members talked about the likelihood of major tax policy changes in 2017 as well as the various tax options and political implications. Speakers included the senior tax…

  • Washington Journal Douglas HoltzEakin Discusses the Affordable Care Act
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    Future of the Affordable Care Act

    American Action Forum’s Douglas Holtz-Eakin talked about what faces Republicans as they attempt to replace the Affordable Care Act.

  • Childrens Health Insurance Program
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    Children's Health Insurance Program

    Douglas Holtz Eakin, former director of the Congressional Budget Office (CBO), participated in a discussion with other experts on the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) as it…

  • Doug HoltzEakin on Corporate Tax Policy
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    Doug Holtz-Eakin on Corporate Tax Policy

    Douglas Holtz-Eakin spoke about some of the proposals to change corporate tax policy, including the House Republican approach for a consumption-based tax system. His remarks were part of an…

  • Discussion Focuses on Health Care Costs and the Economy
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    Health Care Policy and the Economy

    Panelists examined between health care policies and measures of economic prosperity such as wages, labor force participation and national economic growth. Speakers included Jason Furman, chair of the White House…

  • Bloomberg Politics Hosts Forum on Presidential Candidates Economic Plans
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    Presidential Candidates' Economic Plans

    Bloomberg Government hosted a series of conversations about the 2016 presidential campaign, with particular attention paid to the economic policy proposals from candidates Hillary Clinton…

  • White House Discussion on the US Criminal Justice System
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    Economic Consequences of the Criminal Justice System

    Obama administration officials, journalists, business leaders, and economists discussed the economic consequences of the criminal justice system. A panel analyzed data from a report by the…

  • Washington Journal Douglas HoltzEakin
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    Cost of Proposed Deportation Plans

    Douglas Holtz-Eakin talked about a recent report by his American Action Forum group on the cost of deporting all of the 11.3 million undocumented immigrants in the U.S, and what the…

  • Washington Journal Douglas HoltzEakin
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    Douglas Holtz-Eakin on Campaign 2016 and Economic Issues

    Douglas Holtz-Eakin, who served as Congressional Budget Office director from 2003-05, talked about economic issues and the latest news on the 2016 presidential election. Topics included the…

  • Washington Ideas Forum Economic Policy
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    Washington Ideas Forum, Economic Policy

    Current and former White House advisers Valerie Jarrett, Jason Furman, Douglas Holtz- Eakin, and others spoke at the seventh annual Washington Ideas Forum.

  • Washington Journal Douglas HoltzEakin on Health Care Spending
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    Health Care Spending

    Douglas Holtz-Eakin talked about a report predicting that health care spending would outpace U.S. economic growth over the next ten years. It also projected spending will rise 6.2 percent…

  • Senator Tom Cotton Remarks on US National Security Priorities
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    National Security Priorities

    Senator Tom Cotton (R-AR), a member of the Senate Armed Services and Intelligence committees, said that defense should be the first priority, criticizing the current regime in Iran and the growing…

  • Discussion on Dynamic Scoring
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    Congressional Budget Office Scoring

    Economic and tax policy experts talked about the processes used by the government in drafting and assessing budgets, and the steps taken to communicate and explain those figures to Congress…

  • Discussion on National Policy Issues
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    Governor Scott Walker on National Policy Issues

    Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker (R) talked about jobs and the economy. He spoke about his principle of government and what he accomplished in Wisconsin. He also spoke about his fight with the teacher’s…

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