Date and Time:
Thursday, September 30, 2010 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Former U.S. Comptroller General David M. Walker, Concord Coalition Executive Director Robert L. Bixby will lead a discussion about solutions to the country’s fiscal challenges at a forum Thursday, September 30, on the campus of Drake University. Other national experts include Douglas Holtz-Eakin, former Chief Economist, President's Council of Economic Advisors, and Tim Penny, former Congressman for the first district of Minnesota and Chair, Democratic Budget Group.
The Fiscal Solutions Forum, from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., will be free and open to the public. It is co-sponsored by the Iowa Chapter of Financial Executives International, Drake University’s College of Business and Public Administration, The Concord Coalition, and the Peter G. Peterson Foundation (www.pgpf.org).
The panel will speak and answer questions from the audience on possible solutions to the large federal deficits, funding problems in the entitlement programs and the related risks to the American economy.
About Fiscal Solutions Tour Events:
The Fiscal Solutions Tour is a public engagement campaign hosted by the nonpartisan Concord Coalition and the Peter G. Peterson Foundation to discuss potential solutions to our nation's fiscal challenges. The program will include speakers of diverse ideological perspectives suggesting options to reform our current budget deficits, our growing national debt, and the long-term fiscal consequences of the Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid programs. Learn More.