131Dec 23, 2008
Obama Economic Team Meeting
Vice President-Elect Joe Biden spoke briefly to reporters after he was briefed by Larry Summers, the nominee to be director of the National Economic Council for the Obama administration, and other ...
451Oct 29, 2008
Economic Recovery Options
247Oct 24, 2008
Employment and Economic Recovery
The House Education and Labor Committee held a hearing titled “Building an Economic Recovery Package: Creating and Preserving Jobs in America.” Witnesses testified about strategies to ...
123Sep 30, 2008
Campaign 2008 and Economic Issues
Panelists talked about recent turmoil in financial markets, the distribution of wealth in the U.S., the influence of economic inquality on market instability, and role the economy would play in the ...
50Jun 30, 2008
McCain Campaign Economic Agenda
During a multi-part progressive assessment of Senator McCain’s presidential campaign, panelists spoke about his economic policy proposals. Among the topics they addressed were tax issues, ...
119Mar 19, 2008
Conservative Movement Impact
Panelists talked about the progressive agenda and President George W. Bush’s legacy. They talked about the failures of conservatism and responded to audience members' questions.
262Feb 20, 2008
Higher Education Costs
Students and college presidents discussed the rapidly rising costs of higher education. The forum was held as a result of a new report released by Public Agenda entitled Squeeze Play. ...
80Jan 10, 2007
Tax Incentives for a Minimum Wage Increase
The Senate Finance Committee held a hearing to consider business tax incentives that could help small businesses in the event of an increase in the minimum wage. Witnesses testified about the ...
65Jan 2, 2007
Increasing the Minimum Wage
A panel discussion was held on the implications and effects of increasing the minimum wage. Topics included the history of the minimum wage, possible increase of unemployment, reduction of ...