280Oct 28, 2011
Children and the U.S. Economy
Urban Institute scholars talked about the impact of the current economic climate on children. Among the topics they addressed were the role of the federal government, entitlement reform, and ...
249Sep 26, 2011
Campaign Finance Reform
Participants talked about campaign financing in an era of super political action committees (PACs) and corporate financing of political campaigns. Among the topics they addressed were the ...
309Sep 21, 2011
Public Response to Deficit Reduction
Participants spoke about efforts to reduce the deficit through spending cuts and tax reform, as well as public perceptions of the various proposals offered over the prior few months. They ...
1,487Jun 10, 2011
U.S. Economy and Job Creation
The McKinsey Global Institute held a forum on its study of future U.S. job creation. Charles Kolb and Austan Goolsbee made opening remarks on the current economic situation, and James Manyika ...
204Sep 9, 2009
Health Care in the Work Place
The Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) and Better Health Care Together hosted a bipartisan health care forum to highlight areas of agreement among political, business, and labor leaders in the debate on ...
106Nov 27, 2007
Book Discussion on Tough Liberal
Richard Kahlenberg talked about his book Tough Liberal: Albert Shanker and the Battles Over Schools, Unions, Race, and Democracy, published by Columbia University Press. The book is ...
17Nov 14, 2005
Paying for Katrina and Closing the Fiscal Gap
Following opening remarks by former Representative Stenholm, panelists talked about budget deficit reduction in the context of funding recovery efforts in response to Hurricane Katrina, the Iraq ...
44Jun 17, 2005
Business Attitudes toward the Judiciary
Business leaders talked about Bush administration judicial nominations, the impact of judicial decisions on the business environment, and both nominated and confirmed candidates. They also ...
38Nov 17, 2004
2004 Campaign Finance Practices
Panelists participated in a forum discussion of the politics of campaign finance laws. They addressed the McCain-Feingold campaign finance law, as well as its predecessors. They talked ...
72May 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 ...
21Sep 29, 2003
Participants talked about the federal budget outlook for the following year and the long-term effects of budget deficits on the economy. Among the topics they addressed were the projected size ...
14Dec 3, 2002
Retirement Policies and the Role of Older Workers
Participants talked about expanding employment opportunities for older workers, retirement policy, and future of the American workforce. Following their remarks they answered questions from the ...
8Aug 9, 2002
Improving Judicial Selection
Speakers commented on the release of the Committee for Economic Development’s report on judicial selection. They focused on the committee’s plan for an outreach program to share the ...
25Feb 11, 2002
Campaign Finance Reform
Participants spoke to reporters about proposed campaign finance legislation scheduled for debate on the floor of the House the next day. The legislation had been scheduled only after a ...
9Oct 11, 1996
1996 Election Preview
Mr. Walcott speculated about the upcoming presidential and congressional elections and discussed the polls which are attempting to predict the outcomes. He took questions from the ...
13Sep 9, 1991
Quality Management for Black Colleges
The forum, “America 2000: Strategies for Historically Black Colleges and Universities Involvement,” is part of a Bush administration effort to involve black colleges in the White House ...
9Apr 19, 1991
Mr. Kolb discussed the goals of the Bush administration for education reform.
26Feb 21, 1990
1991 Education Budget
The committee discussed the positive and negative aspects of the budget plan that was presented by the Bush administration on January 29, 1990.
5Jan 18, 1990
Priorities of Education Department
Mr. Kolb discussed the administration’s education priorities in light of a recent report that found U.S. children far behind other first world countries in reading and writing.
16Jun 13, 1989
Excellence in Education
Subcommittee held hearings on S. 695, to promote excellence in American education by recognizing and rewarding schools, teachers, and students for their outstanding achievements, and encouraging the ...