Campaign to Fix the Debt to Host Expert Roundtable on Tax, Healthcare Reform PR Newswire WASHINGTON, Dec. 3, 2012 WASHINGTON, Dec. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --On Tuesday, December 4, the Campaign to Fix the Debt will convene a group of experts to participate in a series of roundtable discussion focused on the importance of tax and health care reform to address the national debt and avert the fiscal cliff. The events will pair policy specialists from diverse and broad backgrounds and expertise to debate the best course forward. Senator Rob Portman and White House economic advisor Gene Sperling will provide remarks at the start of the event, and Senator Max Baucus will speak at the at the start of the Reforming the Tax Code discussion. Who: Maya MacGuineas, President of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget David Cote, CEO of Honeywell International Judd Gregg, Former U.S. Senator and former Governor of New Hampshire Phil Bredesen, Former Governor of Tennessee John Engler, President of the Business Roundtable Mark Zandi, Chief Economist at Moody's Analytics Barry Anderson, Deputy Director, National Governors Association Neera Tanden, President of the Center for American Progress Vic Fazio, Former U.S. Congressman from California Bill Gale, Senior Fellow at the Brooking Institution Lawrence Lindsey, President and CEO of the Lindsey Group Donald Marron, Director of the Tax Policy Center Will Marshall, President of the Progressive Policy Institute Bob Packwood, Former U.S. Senator from Oregon Michael Peterson, President of Peter G. Peterson Foundation John Podesta, Chairman of the Center for American Progress Steven Rattner, Chairman of Willett Advisors Alice Rivlin, Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution John Rother, President and CEO of National Coalition on Health Care Paul Stebbins, Executive Chairman of World Fuel Services Corporation Robert Zoellick, Former President of the World Bank What: Fixing the Debt: Reforming the Tax Code and Federal Health Spending When: Tuesday, December 4, 2012 8:00 am – 1:00 pm ET Interview availabilities: 10:25 – 10:40 am ET, and 12:30 – 1:00 pm ET Where: Grand Hyatt Washington 1000 H Street NW, Washington, DC Why: The rising debt not only threatens our future but also the lives of future generations and it will continue to slow economic growth. Policymakers must work to enact a plan that would allow us to steer away from the fiscal cliff and further economic instability. For more information or to arrange an interview with participants please contact Pam Stevens, firstname.lastname@example.org, 703-927-6364. Registration is open here: http://fixthedebt.eventbrite.com/ The Campaign to Fix the Debt is a non-partisan movement to put America on a better fiscal and economic path. We come together from a variety of social, economic and political perspectives, around the common belief that America's growing federal debt threatens our future and that we must address it. The Campaign will mobilize key communities - including leaders from business, government, and policy - and people all across America who want to see elected officials step up to solve our nation's fiscal challenges. SOURCE Campaign to Fix the Debt Website: http://www.fixthedebt.org/ Contact: Pam Stevens (email@example.com, 703-927-6364)
Campaign to Fix the Debt to Host Expert Roundtable on Tax, Healthcare Reform
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