446Dec 4, 2013
Affordable Care Act and Medicare Advantage
Witnesses testified on the impact of the health care law on the Medicare Advantage program. Medicare Advantage plans are the private health coverage that older people can get as an alternative ...
586Sep 26, 2013
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 ...
614Sep 13, 2013
Impact of 2008 Financial Crisis
Panelists including former representatives Barney Frank and Bill Thomas talked about the 2008 financial crisis and what has changed in the past five years. Among the topics they addressed were ...
235Jul 30, 2013
Immigration Reform and Citizenship, Part 1
Senator John McCain (R-AZ) and Representative Xavier Becerra (D-CA) talked about the prospects of immigration reform legislation in Congress. They both said they were hopeful a final version of ...
293Jun 11, 2013
Douglas Holtz-Eakin on Immigration and Tax Reform
Douglas Holtz-Eakin talked about congressional efforts to pass an immigration reform bill, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included possible amendments ...
561May 30, 2013
Health Care Law and Insurance Premiums
Panelists talked about the Center Forward study on the impact of the the Affordable Care Act, the health care law, on insurance premiums. The study focused on Arizona, Florida, Illinois, New ...
545May 29, 2013
Cost of Immigration and Border Security
Panelists talked about the costs of immigration reform on the long- and short-term federal budget and the wider impact on the economy. At the time of the program, Congress was working on ...
1,204Apr 19, 2013
Officials testified about Department of Homeland Security efforts on immigration and spoke about the president’s vision for reform. During the hearing the subject of the Boston Marathon ...
356Feb 26, 2013
U.S. Economic and Budgetary Outlook
Robert Greenstein and Douglas Holtz-Eakin testified on the U.S. economic and budgetary outlook. Hr. Holtz-Eakin cited entitlement spending as an area needing ...
133Dec 14, 2012
Future of Homeownership
Housing industry and policy experts talked about the future of homeownership. They focused on the benefits and costs of homeownership and the role of lenders, investors and government policies, ...
200Dec 9, 2012
Fiscal Cliff Negotiations
Qorivs Communications' Stan Collender and the American Action Forum’s Douglas Holtz-Eakin talked about the “fiscal cliff” negotiations. "Fiscal cliff" referred to the ...
195Nov 16, 2012
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 ...
322Nov 14, 2012
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 ...
211Oct 16, 2012
Douglas Holtz-Eakin on 2013 Tax Increases and Budget Cuts
Douglas Holtz-Eakin talked about dealing with the “fiscal cliff,” the impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if Congress cannot reach a new budget agreement.
1,382Oct 2, 2012
January 2013 Tax Increases
Panelists talked about the impact on taxpayers if Congress allows the economy to fall off the “fiscal cliff,” referring to impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end of 2012 if ...
276Jul 5, 2012
Medicare and the Health Care Law
Douglas Holtz-Eakin talked about the potential state and federal Medicaid costs in light of the Supreme Court’s decision on the Affordable Care Act, the health care law. He also responded ...
573May 31, 2012
2012 Presidential Candidates, Domestic Policy
Panelists compared and contrasted President Obama and Mitt Romney’s domestic policy agendas. Topics included the economy, deficit reduction, the 2010 health care law, and Social Security ...
319Apr 18, 2012
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 private ...
565Mar 14, 2012
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 ...
659Feb 13, 2012
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 ...
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