385Sep 8, 2010
Medicare and Social Security Report
Participants talked about Social Security and Medicare solvency and about the ways in which health care reform legislation would affect people in those programs. They also responded to ...
362Jul 30, 2010
State Pension and Health Care Plans
David Walker made opening remarks at a U.S. Chamber of Commerce conference on the growing problems with underfunded state pension and health benefit plans. Afterward, he responded to questions ...
523Jun 22, 2010
Federal Deficit Reduction
House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer talked about federal deficit reduction. In his remarks he said tax increases will eventually be necessary to address mounting debt and that middle class tax ...
739Apr 28, 2010
Federal Budget and the National Debt, Closing
Following a videotaped interview with Former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker on the state of the economy and government responses to the economic crisis, participants spoke about future fiscal ...
220Mar 19, 2010
Strategic Planning, Investment, and Partisanship
Panelists talked about bipartisanship for the purposes of strategic planning and investing in the future. Topics included national security, education, and energy issues. Following their ...
321Mar 19, 2010
Partisanship and Governance in Washington
Panelists talked about challenges to U.S. fiscal and economic health and identified ways to overcome a “broken” Washington. Among the topics they addressed were the state of the ...
261Feb 16, 2010
Budget Reform Policy Forum, Part 1
Participants spoke about the federal budget deficit, U.S. fiscal policy, the impact of economic stimulus legislation on the economy, and financial market regulation. They also answered ...
686Jan 28, 2010
Book Discussion on Comeback America
David Walker, former comptroller general of the U.S. and CEO of the Government Accountability Office, argues that we must put controls on government spending and take action to lower our national ...
154Oct 9, 2009
Health Care Debate
David Walker, former Government Accountability Office comptroller, talked about the health care debate and how the current proposals will impact the economy and the national deficit. He ...
651Feb 24, 2009
Presidential Economic Address Reaction
Telephone lines were open for comments after President Obama’s first economic address. Comments were made by Skype from the C-SPAN Bus at the University of Las Vegas.
1,594Feb 23, 2009
Fiscal Responsibility Summit Closing
President Obama made closing remarks to members of Congress, senior administration officials, business leaders, policy makers and economists at a fiscal summit to examine fiscal responsibility and ...
63Feb 2, 2009
Higher Education Funding
David Walker talked about the implication of economic challenges on educational institutions. He compared the US to other nations in the areas of educational infrastructure and social ...
242Jul 28, 2008
Representative Jim Moran held a town hall meeting on the economy at T.C. Williams High School in Alexandria, Virginia. Topics included the impact of economic trends on Northern Virginia and ...