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 ...
54Jan 13, 2004
Balancing the Federal Budget
Brookings Institution scholars talked about a report they are releasing today, “Restoring Fiscal Sanity: How to Balance the Budget.” The book analyzes the federal budget deficit and ...
25May 27, 2003
Economic State of Cities
Participants talked about the state of the economy and financing the needs of cities. Among the topics they addressed were federal levels of funding, economic stimulus proposals, tax policy, ...
17Jan 13, 1993
Deputy Budget Director Confirmation Hearing
The committee heard testimony from members of Congress and Ms. Rivlin in her confirmation hearing for Deputy Budget Director in the Office of Management and Budget under Budget ...
113Dec 15, 1992
Clinton Economic Conference
Economists and business leaders spoke on the balance between the environment, technology, and economic growth in the third session on the second day of the economic conference in the Robinson ...
49Dec 10, 1992
Clinton Cabinet Appointments
Gov. Clinton held a news conference to announce his appointments for economic policy positions in his administration, including Secretary of the Treasury and Budget Secretary. Each of the ...
7Oct 26, 1992
Ms. Rivlin, a former director of the Congressional Budget Office, spoke on proposals to restructure the American government to deal with pressing problems in society. She advocated ...
45Jun 8, 1992
Reviving the American Dream
The Brookings Institution sponsored a forum to mark the release of a book by Alice Rivlin entitled Reviving the American Dream: The Economy, the States, and the Federal Government. Following ...
68May 2, 1992
Rebuilding the Engine of Opportunity
The Democratic Leadership Council sponsored a forum during their meeting in New Orleans on strategies for United States economic policy. The Democratic Leadership Council is an offshoot of the ...
23Apr 7, 1992
Budget Deficit and Economic Growth
17Dec 17, 1991
Economic Growth Package
The committee continued its examination of the health of the U.S. economy. Members heard testimony on a number of congressional proposals aimed at providing tax relief to middle-income ...
6Oct 10, 1991
Budget Act Review
Members of the House Budget Committee’s Budget Process Reconciliation and Enforcement Task Force heard testimony on possible reforms of the Budget Enforcement Act. Of particular interest ...
12Sep 3, 1991
Luncheon in Honor of Rep. William Gray
The Woman’s National Democratic Club held a luncheon in honor of Rep. William Gray, who will resign his seat September 11 to assume the presidency of the United Negro College ...
4Aug 26, 1991
Ms. Rivlin talked about the finances of the District of Columbia. She looked at the future of the Washington, DC economy. She also talked about the need for budget cutbacks for the ...
68May 21, 1991
Social Issues After the Persian Gulf War
Panel members addressed domestic social issues following the Persian Gulf war in the first annual seminar on U.S. domestic and foreign policy issues sponsored by the University of Maryland School of ...
14May 6, 1991
Self-Reliance and Community Responsibility
The Brookings Institution, a nonprofit, nonpartisan think tank on public policy, held its 75th anniversary conference on public policy with invited speakers on U.S. domestic and foreign ...
16Feb 22, 1991
Federal Budget Legislation
The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget held a panel
discussion on the means of creating an effective federal budget
through the legislative process. Members of the panel spoke ...
13Feb 13, 1991
Advocacy and the Public Interest
The Club’s mission is to provide a forum where democratic opinions are discussed to provide an environment of education, service, and political action. The speakers addressed how women ...
8Jan 14, 1991
Federal Budget and the Economy
Ms. Rivlin, Mr. Penner and Mr. Reischauer, all former directors of the Congressional Budget Office, discuss the effects of the federal budget on the American ...
14Feb 8, 1990
Social Security Tax Cut, Part 3
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