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  • Health Care Law Replacement Part 2
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    Health Care Law Replacement, Part 2

    Panelists discussed the health care law’s successes and failures as the Republican-led Congress prepared to replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Panelists, including state-level experts and national leaders in health…

  • Representative Michael Burgess Discusses Health Care Policy
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    Health Care Policy, Part 1

    Representative Michael Burgess (R-TX), a physician and chair of the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health, talked about Republican efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable…

  • Brookings Institution Hosts Discussion on the Defense Budget
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    Defense Budget and Priorities

    The Brookings Institution’s Center for 21st Century Security and Intelligence hosted a discussion on defense spending and priorities for the 115th Congress and the president who succeeds the…

  • LongTerm Care
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    Long-Term Health Care

    Government officials and seniors health care representatives talked about the need for a bipartisan solution to improve the financing and delivery of long-term health care. Long-term care…

  • 2014 Economy Summit Alice Rivlin
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    2014 Economy Summit, Alice Rivlin

    Alice Rivlin was interviewed at The Atlantic's third annual Economy Summit. She talked about the Affordable Care Act, the federal budget, the earned income tax credit, and the U.S. trade…

  • 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…

  • 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.…

  • US Debt and National Security Defense Department Perspective
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    U.S. Debt and National Security, Defense Department Perspective

    Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates, Admiral Mike Mullen and other former national security officials talked about the impact of U.S. debt on national security. Among the topics they…

  • Deficit Reduction Plans
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    Deficit Reduction Plans

    Panelists spoke about the work of the Joint Select Committee of Deficit Reduction, urging the committee to seek deficit reductions of $4 trillion or more compared to the proposed $1.5…

  • Deficit Reduction and the Economy Part 2
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    Deficit Reduction and the Economy, Part 2

    Budget, legislative and business analysts examine the upcoming work of the congressional Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction, created in a recently-passed debt ceiling bill. Participants…

  • 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,…

  • Federal Spending and Taxation
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    Federal Spending and Taxation

    Participants spoke about the national debt, global economy, and fiscal policy. They focused on potential actions and ideas to reduce the size of the debt, either through spending reductions…

  • Federal Debt and the Budget Process
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    Federal Debt and the Budget Process

    A new group called the Peterson-Pew Commission on Budget Reform released a report on the federal debt and looked at ways to change the budget process. The commission includes several former…

  • Economic and Budgetary Consequences of Federal Intervention
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    Economic and Budgetary Consequences of Federal Intervention

    The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget held a forum at the National Press Club on the economic and budgetary consequences of the financial bailout. The first panel discussed the…

  • Government Shutdown Joint Meeting
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    Government Shutdown Joint Meeting

    The committees heard testimony on the effects of a possible government shutdown if federal budget legislation is not passed by October 1.

  • District of Columbia Issues
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    District of Columbia Issues

    Director Rivlin, head of the District of Columbia Task Force, and DC community leaders talked with reporters their meeting with President Clinton. They said that the federal government and…

  • Environmental Issues
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    Environmental Issues

    As part of a forum entitled, “Campaign '96: Environment Front and Center,” Director Rivlin talked about the need to keep elected officials aware of all the persons who care about the…

  • Federal Reserve Board Nominations
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    Federal Reserve Board Nominations

    Committee members heard testimony from the three nominees and Mr. Nader concerning their approaches to economic and monetary policy. President Clinton nominated Mr. Greenspan for a third…

  • US Capital Renovations
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    U.S. Capital Renovations

    Participants gathered to open an exhibit on the “Monumental Core Plan,” which would attempt to reemphasize memorials, federal buildings and museums as the centerpiece of the city layout.

  • Fiscal Year 1997 Federal Budget
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    Fiscal Year 1997 Federal Budget

    Director Rivlin testified on President Clinton’s 1997 federal budget.

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