607,230Mar 26, 2009
Senate Fiscal Year 2010 Budget Markup, Part 1
In the first of three parts of the continuation of the previous day’s markup hearing, members debated budget policy and offered amendments as the Senate Budget Committee met to mark up the ...
43,672Sep 16, 2010
White House Budget Director Confirmation Hearing
The Senate Budget Committee held a confirmation hearing on the nomination of Jacob Lew to be director, Office of Management and Budget. Senators questions focused on several issues related to ...
27,552Jan 25, 2001
Mr. Greenspan testified about the state of the economy, saying that growth had stagnated. He also said that interest rates might be lowered, modest tax cuts could help stimulate the ...
11,766Apr 27, 2009
Fiscal Year 2010 Budget Resolution Conference
The House and Senate Budget Committees met to confer on the Fiscal Year 2010 Budget Resolution.
7,565Nov 15, 2011
Federal Budget and the Economy
Doug Elmendorf testified on the effect of the federal budget on the economy, and various strategies for dealing with the long-term debt and unemployment. In his testimony he said he expected ...
3,922Jan 8, 2009
A hearing was held on the budget and economic outlook prepared by the Congressional Budget Office. Witnesses testified about the state of the economy and the outlook which forecast a rise in ...
3,775Mar 12, 2009
Fiscal Year 2010 Budget Overview
Treasury Secretary Geithner gave an overview of President Obama’s budget proposals for fiscal year 2010. In his testimony and answers he reaffirmed that the cost of cleaning up all the toxic ...
3,419Feb 7, 2012
U.S. Economic Outlook
Federal Reserve Chair Ben Bernanke testified on the U.S. economic outlook for the year and future of economic growth. In his remarks he urged senators to resolve differences over payroll tax ...
2,928Mar 26, 2009
Senate Fiscal Year 2010 Budget Markup, Part 3
In the third of three parts of a markup hearing, members debated budget policy and offered amendments as the Senate Budget Committee met to mark up the fiscal year 2010 budget resolution.
2,479Oct 30, 2013
Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Conference Committee Meeting
House and Senate negotiators held their first formal meeting on the 2014 federal budget. The conference committee was supposed to come up with a budget plan by mid December 2013, as called for ...
1,630Nov 20, 1997
Social Security Trust Fund Solvency
Social Security Task Force members heard testimony from Chairman Greenspan and two Government Accounting Office on the future status of the Social Security system. They testified about the ...
1,473Jan 7, 2011
U.S. Economic Outlook and Monetary Policy
Federal Reserve Chairman Bernanke testified about the state of the economy, governmental financial policy, and federal spending priorities. Among his comments he said the U.S. economy is signs ...
1,419Nov 13, 2013
Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Conference Meeting
Doug Elmendorf testified before the House and Senate budget Conference Committee. He told members that even a short term agreement on spending levels would be better than no deal at all.
1,083Nov 10, 2009
U.S. National Debt
Members of Congress and budget analysts talked about their bi-partisan proposals to reform the current budget system and reduce the federal deficit and national debt. The issue of health care ...
1,044Mar 3, 2009
The Federal Budget and the Economy
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke testified about short-term and long-term economic and budget challenges. In his remarks he addressed federal spending priorities and echoed the ...
1,030Mar 8, 2011
National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility Report
The co-chairs of the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform, Alan Simpson and Erskine Bowles, testified on the commission’s final report. The commission was a bipartisan ...
975Sep 20, 2011
Witnesses testified about efforts to create job growth. They also talked about the president’s jobs proposal before Congress, proposed tax reforms, enhancing federal revenues, and ...
831Feb 1, 2012
Outlook for the Eurozone
Economists testified on the European debt crisis and the outlook for the eurozone. They said that the U.S. should treat the crisis as a wake up call and urged lawmakers to bring down debt and ...
822Feb 14, 2012
Fiscal Year 2013 Budget
Jeffrey Zients testified on President Obama’s fiscal year 2013 budget proposal.
813Mar 14, 2013
Senate Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Markup, Part 1
The Senate Budget Committee marked up the Senate fiscal year 2014 budget proposal.
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