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  • Budget Outlook
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    Budget Outlook

    Participants talked to reporters about the president’s proposed budget, assistance to the needy, faith-based programs, and maintaining moral standards in the U.S. through progressive policy…

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  • Social Security Reform
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    Social Security Reform

    The speakers talked about three plans introducing Social Security reform. They explained the benefits of Social Security with each plan and compared it to the past and what it would be like…

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  • Tax Cut Proposals
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    Tax Cut Proposals

    Participants examined President Clinton’s tax cut proposal and the congressional tax cut proposals. They evaluated the president’s proposal, compared the congressional proposals to those…

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  • Deficit Reduction Burden
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    Deficit Reduction Burden

    Participants briefed reporters on a new study of the budget reduction measures enacted during the 104th Congress. They highlighted the report, which concludes that most deficit reduction…

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  • Income Trends Among the Wealthy
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    Income Trends Among the Wealthy

    Participants briefed reporters on two new reports, one which examines recent income trends, especially among the wealthiest one percent of the population, and the other how the Republican…

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  • Earned Income Tax Reform
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    Earned Income Tax Reform

    Mr. Greenstein talked about proposed changes in the Earned Income Tax Credit and about tax-free retirement accounts.

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  • State of the Working Poor
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    State of the Working Poor

    The co-authors of the report, “The Unraveling Consensus? An analysis of the Effect of the New Congressional Agenda on the Working Poor,” announced its release and took questions from the…

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  • Federal Budget Process
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    Federal Budget Process

    The participants briefed reporters and answered questions on the federal budget process.

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  • Welfare Reform
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    Welfare Reform

    Mr. Greenstein spoke with reporters about the proposed changes to the food stamp program in the House welfare bill and the funding plan for the school lunch program. He also answered…

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  • Middle Class Tax Priorities
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    Middle Class Tax Priorities

    The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities sponsored a forum on proposals to offer tax cuts for middle class families in America. Sen. Rockefeller, member of the Senate Finance committee,…

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