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Fixing the Debt: Reforming the Tax Code and Federal Health Spending

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Date
December 04, 2012

Time
8:00 am - 12:30 pm

Location
Grand Hyatt Washington


On April 12, 2012, The Progressive Policy Insititute and the Campaign to Fix the Debt convened for a half day conference: Fixing the Debt: Reforming the Tax Code and Federal Health Spending.

The following speakers participated in our roundtable panels:

* The Honorable Phil Bredesen
* David Cote, CEO, Honeywell
* The Honorable Vic Fazio
* Michael Peterson, President, Peter G. Peterson Foundation
* Alice Rivlin, Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution
* Robert Zoellick, former President of the World Bank
* Stuart Butler, Distinguished Fellow, The Heritage Foundation
* John Engler, President, Business Roundtable
* Bill Gale, Senior Fellow, Brooking Institution and Co-Director, Tax Policy Center
* Dr. Lawrence Lindsey, President and CEO, The Lindsey Group
* Donald Marron, Urban Institute; Director, Tax Policy Center
* Will Marshall, Progressive Policy Institute
* The Honorable Bob Packwood
* John Podesta, Chair, Center for American Progress
* John Rother, National Coalition on Health Care
* Paul Stebbins, Executive Chairman, World Fuel Services Corporation
* Neera Tanden, President, Center for American Progress
* Mark Zandi, Moody’s Analytics
* Maya MacGuineas, President, Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

Remarks were also made by Senator Max Baucus (D-MT), Senator Rob Portman (R-OH), and Gene Sperling, Director of the National Economic Council.