Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget
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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.


Sep 30, 2010

Getting Specific: How to Fix the Budget

While the threats from budget deficits as far as the eye can see and a ballooning national debt are on the public's mind, there is still too little discussion about how to actually fix the problems. In fact, when it comes to specifics, most...
May 5, 2010

What a Fiscal Crisis Would Look Like in the U.S.

In this half-day conference, the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget convened an all-star group to discuss what a tipping point might be, how a crisis might unfold, and what policies would be best to avoid a crisis. There was a clear...
Feb 16, 2010

Avoiding a Government Debt Crisis

In this half-day policy forum the Peterson-Pew Commission on Budget Reform brought together the nation's leading experts to discuss the fiscal problems facing the country, the international and financial market issues involved, and whether the...
Dec 14, 2009

Release of "Red Ink Rising"

On December 14, the Peterson-Pew Commission on Budget Reform hosted a public event at the National Press Club to announce the release of its report Red Ink Rising: A Call to Action to Stem the Mounting Federal Debt. Moderated by David Wessel of the...
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....