222Dec 4, 2012
Panelists discussed efforts to craft a tax reform package that would reduce rates and the deficit without eliminating tax breaks that benefit large portions of the middle class. Mark Zandi said ...
12,704Jul 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 ...
90Nov 28, 2011
Senator Portman on the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction
Senator Rob Portman (R-OH), a member of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction, talked about reasons the committee failed to reach agreement. Following his remarks, economic scholars ...
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 ...
61Jan 7, 2009
President-Elect Obama's Tax Cut Plan
President-Elect Obama wants to include $300 billion in tax cuts as part of his overall economic stimulus package. William Gale talked about the potential impact of the tax cuts for individuals ...
50Feb 16, 2005
Federal Tax Reform
Treasury officials spoke about the future of tax reform, the state of the economy, proposed plans to make several tax cuts permanent, as well as recent calls for Social Security reform. They ...
24Dec 10, 2002
Future of Tax Policy