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Events

The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget hosts various events to educate the public about various policy issues. Below is a list of our upcoming, current, and past events.

 

Nov 6, 2009

Will Health Care Reform Heal the Federal Budget?

Rising health care costs are one of the leading drivers of the nation's budgetary problems. Done wisely, health care reform could dramatically improve the long-term fiscal situation; done wrong, it could blow an even larger hole in the budget....
Sep 16, 2009

Beyond PAYGO

On September 16, 2009 the Peterson-Pew Commission on Budget Reform hosted its first public event--Beyond PAYGO. Five panelists discussed recent proposals to gain control over mandatory spending and put the budget on a sustainable path. The...
Feb 12, 2009

Toward Bipartisan Tax Policy

Four politically diverse tax experts will release their new paper, "Towards Bipartisan Tax Policy" at a forum hosted by the New America Foundation, the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, American University's Center for Public...
Jan 22, 2009

Tough Budget Process Changes Needed in the Stimulus Bill

There is a growing concern that in addition to short-term policies, the stimulus bill will make new permanent commitments that worsen the already huge long-term fiscal problems facing America. President-Elect Obama has raised the need to reform the...
Dec 5, 2008

Social Policy After the Economic Crisis

On December 5, 2008, the New America Foundation’s Next Social Contract Initiative hosted a three panel discussion about the future of social policy after the economic downturn. Maya MacGuineas, Director of the Fiscal Policy Program at the New...

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