WHAT: Business Roundtable brings together budget, legislative and business experts to examine the work of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction. Set for the first day Congress returns to Washington, “Meeting the Challenges of Economic Growth and Deficit Reduction” will offer three in-depth panel discussions. Speakers will discuss the committee’s statutory duties, the possibilities of program cuts and entitlement reforms, and the role of tax reform in promoting economic growth and job creation.
- John Engler, President, Business Roundtable
- Douglas Holtz-Eakin, President, American Action Forum, Former CBO Director
- Jim Nussle, President & COO, Growth Energy, Former Chairman, House Budget Committee, Former OMB Director
- Jim Gould, Capitol Counsel, LLC, Former Chief Tax Counsel, Senate Finance Committee
- Dan Crippen, Executive Director, National Governors Association, Former CBO Director
- Alex Brill, Research Fellow, American Enterprise Institute, Advisor to President’s Fiscal Commission, 2010
- Maya MacGuineas, President, Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget
- Alice Rivlin, Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution, Former CBO Director, OMB Director
- Nancy Taylor, Shareholder, Greenberg Traurig, Former Health Policy Director, Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources
- Lindy Paull, Co-Managing Partner, PwC, Former Chief of Staff, Joint Committee on Taxation
- Pamela Olson, Partner, Skadden, Arps, Former Assistant Treasury Secretary for Tax Policy
WHEN: Tuesday, September 6, 2011, 1:30-5 pm EDT
WHERE: Newseum, 555 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W., Washington, DC 20001
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