1,147Nov 28, 2012
1990 Federal Budget Deal
Former congressional leaders talked about the process of reaching their 1990 deficit agreement that eventually helped bring the federal budget into surplus. Topics included the major leaders in ...
477Sep 12, 2012
U.S. Debt and Fiscal Outlook
A bipartisan group of former government officials and members of Congress talked about federal debt and the nation’s long-term fiscal challenges. All of the panelists agreed that ...
12,703Jul 16, 2012
U.S. Fiscal Policy
Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) talked about the federal budget situation, and afterward panelists discussed her remarks and the prospects for Congress reaching a budget agreement and plan for economic ...
165Feb 23, 2012
Republican Presidential Candidates and National Debt
Panelists discussed the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget’s report on the Republican 2012 presidential candidates' economic plans and their impact on the national debt. They also ...
368Dec 13, 2011
Federal Budget Reform Proposals
The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget and the Peterson-Pew Commission held a discussion on proposals for reforming the federal budget process. Speakers included House Budget Committee ...
687Aug 17, 2011
Joint Deficit Reduction Committee
Panelists talked about the newly created joint congressional Select Committee on Deficit Reduction, which was created on August 2, 2011, as part of the Budget Control Act of 2011 and comprises six ...
264Oct 21, 2010
State of Politics in Washington
Four former members of Congress talked about the state of politics in Washington, D.C., the 2010 midterm elections and the politics of the upcoming 112th Congress.
C-SPAN’s Distance ...
695Dec 14, 2009
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 ...
147Jan 23, 2009
Congressional Ethics Code
The House Office of Congressional Ethics held its first public meeting, in the Longworth House Office Building, to allow public comment on the new draft rules and code of conduct.
371Oct 8, 2008
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 bailout ...
154Oct 1, 2008
Federal Intervention Financial Plan Forum
The panel talked about the fate and implications of the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008. Topics included the rescue package, the 2008 election cycle, the international response, and ...
31Dec 15, 2006
Congress and Long-Term Issues
First, former Senator Daschle talked about health care legislation, with former Rep. Frenzel (R-MN) responding. They answered audience members' questions.
Then three ...
25Nov 2, 2005
Mr. Frenzel spoke about a tax reform panel and the plan it will pass onto President Bush. Included in the plan were: A flat tax of 15 percent on capital gains, interest and dividends; a ...
37Oct 18, 2005
Tax Reform Panel Final Meeting
At a final meeting of an advisory panel on proposed tax reform, members discussed two plans for changes for federal income and corporate taxes. The first plan would simplify the current system ...
33Oct 11, 2005
Tax Reform Issues
The President’s Advisory Panel on Federal Tax Reform members met to discuss issues associated with tax reform. Among the topics they addressed were limitations on tax deductions for ...
28Mar 3, 2005
Federal Tax Reform
The Advisory Panel held its second public meeting to hear perspectives on tax reform and descriptions of the problems presented by complexity in the tax system. Chairman Greenspan addressed the ...
40Mar 3, 2005
Federal Tax Reform
The President’s Advisory Panel on Federal Tax Reform held its second public meeting to hear perspectives on tax reform and descriptions of the problems presented by complexity in the tax ...
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 ...
71May 18, 2004
U.S. Fiscal Policy
Nine public policy institutes cosponsored a conference on U.S. fiscal policy. Following several speeches, two panels discussed the issue and responded to questions from the ...
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