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  • Washington Journal David Cooper and Veronique de Rugy Debate Raising the Minimum Wage
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    Raising the Minimum Wage

    David Cooper and Veronique de Rugy debated issues related to raising the minimum wage.

    590 views
  • Poverty and Economic Mobility Reform Conservatism
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    Poverty and Economic Mobility, Reform Conservatism

    A panel of self-described conservatives looked at some of the policy questions involving poverty and the expansion of economic opportunities for low and middle-income Americans, and what role the federal…

    79 views
  • Washington Journal Roundtable on Donald Trumps Infrastructure Proposals
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    Donald Trump's Infrastructure Proposals

    Veronique de Rugy, and Aaron Klein analyzed President-elect Donald Trump’s infrastructure proposals, as well as the current state of U.S. infrastructure.

    1,058 views
  • Heritage Foundation Hosts a Discussion on Worker Productivity and Pay
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    Worker Productivity and Pay

    The Heritage Foundation hosted a discussion on the relationship between worker pay and productivity, and the economic effects of related policy and regulations. Labor economics research…

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  • Washington Journal Roundtable on State of the Union Economic Proposals
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    State of the Union Economic Proposals

    Lawrence Mishel and Veronique de Rugy talked about the economic policies and goals put forth by President Obama in his final State of the Union address.

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  • Washington Journal Veronique de Rugy and Vicki Shabo on Workplace Issues
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    Women's Workplace Issues

    Veronique de Rugy and Vicki Shabo talked about workplace issues affecting women, including paycheck inequality, family leave policy, and pregnancy discrimination. They also talked about…

    300 views
  • Washington Journal Veronique de Rugy and Lawrence Mishel on Labor Trends Productivity and Jobs
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    Labor Trends, Productivity, and Jobs

    Veronique de Rugy and Lawrence Mishel talked about the state of the America worker and examined national trends in wages and productivity as well as the overall strength of the job market.

    462 views
  • Hearing on ExportImport Bank Reauthorization
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    Export-Import Bank Reauthorization

    Business, finance, and government officials, including Export-Import testified on the reauthorization of the Export-Import Bank. The hearing focused on on the role of the export credit…

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  • President Obama and the Economy
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    President Obama and the Economy

    Veronique de Rugy and Heidi Shierholz talked about the sectors of the U.S. economy that have improved and declined since the start of the Obama Presidency in January, 2009. Both Ms. de Rugy…

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  • Poverty in the United States
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    Poverty in the United States

    Veronique de Rugy and Elizabeth Lower-Basch discussed poverty in the United States. Among the issues they addressed were government assistance programs, the prevalence of poverty in…

    492 views
  • Department of Energy Loan Guarantee Program
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    Department of Energy Loan Guarantee Program

    Executives from companies that received guaranteed loans from the Energy Department testified on how they have received funds from the program.

    346 views
  • European Austerity Measures
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    European Austerity Measures

    Veronique de Rugy explained her position that most European nations are not engaging in true austerity measures and are instead increasing taxes and revenue without significantly cutting…

    659 views
  • Debt Ceiling
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    Debt Ceiling

    Veronique de Rugy and Joseph Gagnon talked about the nation' s $14.3 trillion debt ceiling. They discussed the fiscal and economic implications of reaching the debt ceiling, its impact on the…

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  • Federal Spending Oversight
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    Federal Spending Oversight

    The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee held a hearing on a new Government Accountability Office (GAO) report on government waste. The report said the federal government had…

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  • Cost of Government Day
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    Cost of Government Day

    Participants talked to reporters about tax policy and spending by both the federal and state governments. Following their remarks they answered questions from the reporters.

    322 views
  • Job Creation and Stimulus Spending
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    Job Creation and Stimulus Spending

    Veronique de Rugy talked about the Obama administration’s assertion that the economic stimulus has saved or created three million jobs, and she responded to telephone calls and electronic…

    399 views
  • Economic Stimulus Spending on Infrastructure
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    Economic Stimulus Spending on Infrastructure

    The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee held a hearing on highway, transit, and wastewater infrastructure formula investments in the economic stimulus.

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  • Second Stimulus Package
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    Second Stimulus Package

    Veronique de Rugy Guest talked about recent statements by several members of the Obama Administration about the potential for a second stimulus package. She responded to telephone calls and…

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  • Government Spending and Budget Issues
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    Government Spending and Budget Issues

    Participants talked about Republican spending priorities in the federal budget. Senator Tom Coburn talked about the spending record of the Republican Congress. He explained why he believed…

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