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02 June, 2016 | (01 hr)

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Today, the national debt clocks in at over $13 trillion. Left unaddressed, it will spare no one, harming the American dream for the young while weakening retirement programs for the elderly. And as taxes skyrocket to foot the bill, investors, companies, and entrepreneurs will take their ideas and capital—and jobs that result from them—elsewhere. It’s not too late to remedy this situation.

Join us for this webcast where we will survey the landscape of policy solutions ahead of this year’s pivotal election.

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Joseph J. Minarik

Joseph J. Minarik
Senior Vice President and Director of Research
Committee for Economic Development

Joseph Minarik was the chief economist of the Office of Management and Budget for the eight years of the Clinton Administration, helping to formulate the Administration’s program to eliminate the budget deficit, including both the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1993 and the bipartisan...Full Bio

Steve Odland

Steve Odland
President and CEO
The Conference Board, Inc.

Mr. Odland is the President & CEO of The Conference Board, Inc., the most widely cited private source of business intelligence. He brings to The Conference Board an extensive corporate background. He formerly served as Chairman & CEO of Office Depot, Inc. from 2005-2010; Chairman, Pr...Full Bio

Michael Petro

Michael Petro (Moderator)
Executive Vice President
Committee for Economic Development

In 2012, the Committee for Economic Development’s (CED) Executive Committee named Michael J. Petro Executive Vice President of this nonpartisan, business-led public policy organization, where he previously served as Vice President of Business and Government Policy. In his current capacity M...Full Bio

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