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  • 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…

  • 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 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.

  • Minimum Wage Increase
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    Minimum Wage Increase

    Alice Rivlin and Douglas Holtz-Eakin debated a Congressional Budget Office report finding that raising the minimum wage would cost jobs. Ms. Rivlin was in support of raising minimum wage regardless of…

  • Postal Service Reform
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    Postal Service Reform

    Postal Service leaders, government officials, employee advocates, and economic and accounting experts testified on proposed reforms to the U.S. Postal Service, focusing on the service’s…

  • US Strategic Competitiveness
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    U.S. Strategic Competitiveness

    Business community scholars and economists talked about the need for more U.S. entrepreneurial leadership in the world. They focused on the economy, immigration reform, and innovation. They…

  • Fiscal Cliff Budget Cuts
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    Fiscal Cliff, Budget Cuts

    Economic experts talked about their recommended solutions for the “fiscal cliff,” impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress fails to reach a new budget agreement. Ben White moderated.…

  • LongTerm Health Care Savings
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    Long-Term Health Care Savings

    Witnesses testified on the current long-term care (LTC) system and near-term opportunities for making progress in implementing more cost-effective policy solutions in both the public and…

  • Sustainable Economic Growth
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    Sustainable Economic Growth

    Panelists talked about ways to jump start sustainable economic growth. Options raised included tax reform, more investments in education, and refocusing on manufacturing. They also…

  • Douglas HoltzEakin on the Federal Budget Proposal
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    Douglas Holtz-Eakin on the Federal Budget Proposal

    Douglas Holtz-Eakin spoke about the president’s proposed budget for fiscal year 2013. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo read news…

  • Immigration Policy and the Hispanic Workforce
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    Immigration Policy and the Hispanic Workforce

    Panelists talked about immigration policy, the U.S. economy, and the impact of national policies on local populations. Among the issues they addressed were unemployment rates, the role of…

  • Douglas HoltzEakin on 2010 Health Care Law Implementation
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    Douglas Holtz-Eakin on 2010 Health Care Law Implementation

    Douglas Holtz-Eakin spoke about spoke the 2010 health care law at a conference on the future of the U.S. health care system.

  • Jobs and the Economy
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    Jobs and the Economy

    Panelists discussed the U.S. economy, job creation, and the Hispanic community. Governor Fortuno focused on programs for economic growth and stimulus in Puerto Rico. Others talked about the…

  • US Housing Market and the Economy
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    U.S. Housing Market and the Economy

    Participants talked about the state of the economy and solving the foreclosure crisis in the housing industry. 78,000 households received first-time default notices in August, representing…

  • Medicare Part D
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    Medicare Part D

    Douglas Holtz-Eakin talked about Medicare Part D as part of overall discussions on the debt between President Obama and congressional leaders, and he responded to telephone calls and…

  • 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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