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    So Much To Do

    Richard Ravitch talked about his book, So Much to Do: A Full Life of Business, Politics, and Confronting Fiscal Crises, in which he chronicles his life as a public servant and discusses what he did to…

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    States and Budgets

    Chiefs of staff to the governors of Virginia, Colorado, and Oklahoma talked about the fiscal issues of their states and some of the ways they were dealing with those issues. Topics included Medicaid costs, pension…

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    Fiscal Challenges and States

    Following opening remarks from Tom Donohue and Joe Califano, former Lieutenant Governor Richard Ravitch (D-NY) summarized a report from the State Budget Crisis Task Force on the fiscal challenges of states in the midst of “fiscal…

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    States' Fiscal Health

    Richard Ravitch talked about his concerns about the long-term fiscal sustainability of the states and the structural problems that stand in the way of improving states' fiscal health. He…

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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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    Daniel Patrick Moynihan

    Steven Weisman moderated a discussion about former Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan (D-NY). Mr. Weisman is the editor of the book Daniel Patrick Moynihan: A Portrait in Letters of an American…

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    Challenges for New Governors

    Panelists talked about the challenges facing the newly elected governors in the face of strained state budgets, high unemployment, and a slow economic recovery. They also responded to…

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    National Infrastructure Improvement Plans

    After opening remarks for a day-long conference on developing strategies to improve the national infrastructure, a congressional panel moderated by Mr. Capeheart talked about a national…

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    Affordable Housing Availability

    Participants talked about a report on affordable housing and several recommended programs to increase homeownership. Among the issues they addressed were public-private partnerships,…

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    Baseball Antitrust Exemption

    Members of the House Education & Labor Subcommittee on Labor-Management Relations heard testimony from witnesses concerning the Major League “Play Ball” Bill of 1995. The bill concerned…

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