21Nov 30, 2004
Participants talked about tax reform proposals, the state of the economy, and the potential impact of various tax collection methods on workers and the overall economy. Following their remarks ...
37Nov 29, 2004
Future of Domestic Policy
Participants talked about President Bush’s fiscal policies as he enters his second term. Among the issues they addressed were tax policy, Social Security, health care initiatives, and the ...
23Jan 9, 2003
Tax and Fiscal Policy
The panelists talked about tax policy, fiscal policy, President Bush’s economic stimulus plan, and how these issues might be debated in the 108th Congress. They also responded to ...
20Apr 25, 1997
Bipartisan Campaign Finance Reform
A bipartisan task force of freshman members of Congress heard from former members, campaign finance experts and public interest group representatives. Reps. Hutchinson and Allen moderated ...
27Dec 4, 1996
Federal Budget Issues
Current and former congressional and executive budgetary officials, business leaders and others gathered to discuss the role of accounting and scoring in the federal budget process. They ...
15Nov 19, 1996
Politics of Congressional Reform
Panelists discussed congressional reform, including committee reform, changes in the rules of the House and Senate, debate and relationship civility, the nature of power and leadership and other ...
31Oct 29, 1996
Panelists discussed various issues relevant to U.S. politics in the long term and the 1996 elections, including the debates and public disinterest. They also took questions from the audience.
11Feb 9, 1996
Formulating the Federal Budget
The participants discussed formulating the federal budget, tax and Social Security policy and other topics. They took questions from the audience. Former Reps. Penny and Frenzel are ...
16Feb 8, 1996
Bellman and Giamo Tribute Dinner
Administration officials and other dignitaries paid tribute to Mr. Bellman and Mr. Giamo, the founders of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget.
34Nov 22, 1995
Washington Wednesday Journal
Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes and ...
19Sep 5, 1995
Is a Budget Train Wreck Inevitable?
Participants discussed the budget debate between Congress and President Clinton over the thirteen appropriations bills that must be passed for the federal government to continue normal operations ...
21Jan 13, 1995
Federal Budget Process
House and Senate budget committee members, former members of Congress, White House analysts and other scholars discussed the effectiveness of the various congressional budget acts, and how the ...
6Oct 13, 1994
General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade
Mr. Frenzel and Mr. Kearns debated merits of the GATT Agreement and the World Trade Organization that it proposes. with Kevin Kearns of the U.S. Business and Industrial Council, who ...
34Apr 8, 1994
Income Tax Alternatives
In a panel moderated by Mr. Frenzel, participants examined alternatives to the federal income tax. The primary option was to replace the current income tax with a consumption-based tax.