Press Conference Call: Business Leaders To Urge Congress To Cancel Sequester, Shift Focus To Long-term Deficit Reduction

Press Conference Call: Business Leaders To Urge Congress To Cancel Sequester,
                  Shift Focus To Long-term Deficit Reduction

PR Newswire

Feb. 19

What
Press Conference Call: The Committee for Economic Development will conduct a
press conference call to urge Congress and the White House to cancel the
sequester, stop using the debt ceiling as a political weapon, and shift its
focus to long-term deficit reductions. CED will also urge Congress to reform
Social Security this year.

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Press conference call will include remarks and recommendations from CED
leaders and co-chairs and a Q&A session.

When
Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. EST

Call-in Info:Call in: (855) 669-2145 and follow instructions
 Conference ID number: 12497070

Who
Steve Odland – CEO of the Committee for Economic Development
Roger W. Ferguson, Jr. – President and CEO of TIAA-CREF, former Vice Chairman
of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve and CED co-chair
Carl Camden – President and CEO of Kelly Services, Inc. and CED co-chair
Joe Minarik – Senior Vice President Director of Research for at the Committee
for Economic Development.

About the Committee for Economic Development
The Committee for Economic Development  (CED www.ced.org) is a nonprofit,
nonpartisan, business-led public policy organization that delivers
well-researched analysis and reasoned solutions to our nation's most critical
issues. All of CED's work centers on the pursuit of six core principles
stemming from a foundation of nonpartisanship: sustainable capitalism,
long-term economic growth, efficient fiscal/regulatory policy,
competitive/open markets, global competitiveness, and equal economic
opportunity.

CONTACTS:
Sarabeth Stone, 202.469.7831, sarabeth.stone@ced.org
Amy Scarlett, 202.683.3141, ascarlett@qorvis.com

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SOURCE Committee for Economic Development

Website: http://www.ced.org
 
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