194Jun 20, 2013
Wall Street Journal Viewpoints Breakfast
David Cote talked about economic growth, the deficit, international technology competitiveness, and energy policy. He spoke with John Bussey, assistant managing editor for the Wall Street ...
225Dec 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 ...
261Dec 4, 2012
Reducing Health Care Costs
Businessmen and politicians agreed that rising health care costs were one of the main factors driving long term deficits in the U.S. They discussed ways to make the health care system more efficient ...
2,004Jul 17, 2012
Debt and Deficit Reduction
Members of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget held a news conference about their Campaign to Fix the Debt initiative. After the news conference ended, former Senator Judd Gregg ...
973Apr 12, 2012
Bill Clinton Remarks on the Export-Import Bank
Former President Bill Clinton spoke at an Export-Import Bank conference. He called on Congress to renew the bank’s charter for a longer term and raise its lending limit, and commented on ...
307Sep 21, 2011
Deficit Reduction Plans
Panelists spoke about the work of the Joint Select Committee of Deficit Reduction, urging the committee to seek deficit reductions of $4 trillion or more compared to the proposed $1.5 ...
199Jan 12, 2011
Defense Industry and the Economy
Panelists talked about the links between the defense and commercial sectors of the U.S. economy and the critical need for engineers and scientists in the U.S. to remain globally ...
451Dec 3, 2010
Federal Debt Commission Recommendations Vote
The National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform met for a vote on its commission report recommendations. In order for the commission to submit its report to Congress, 14 of the 18 ...
593Dec 1, 2010
Federal Budget Reform and National Debt
The National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform held a public meeting to discuss the final commission proposal. A vote on the proposal was scheduled for later in the week and ...
548Sep 29, 2010
Federal Budget Reform Proposals
The National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform held a meeting as part of its series of public meetings onpossible changes to the federal budget process. Witnesses included two ...
499Jun 30, 2010
Federal Deficit Reduction
The National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform held a meeting to discuss potential ways to reduce the federal deficit. The bi-partisan commission was charged with identifying ...
2,702May 26, 2010
U.S. and Global Debt Outlook
The National Committee on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform held a public meeting on the outlook for the national debt and ways in which deficit reduction might impact the U.S. ...
2,922May 12, 2010
Senate Climate and Energy Legislation
Senators Kerry and Lieberman unveiled their energy and climate change legislation. The bill seeks to reduce carbon emissions at the country’s biggest polluters including power plants, ...
574Apr 27, 2010
Fiscal Responsibility Commission Inaugural Meeting
The National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform held its inaugural meeting in the White House Conference Center. The commissioners discussed the nation’s long-term fiscal ...
109Jan 28, 2009
Presidential Remarks on Economic Stimulus Plan
President Obama made remarks on the economy following a meeting with business leaders. He urged that the stimulus package be passed. He also talked about oversight and efforts to limit ...
79Dec 2, 2008
David Cote talked about energy policy. He focused on the government’s role in fostering energy efficiency and conservation through regulation and incentives. He was interviewed by ...